Name: Val Swomley
Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Being among county leaders in scoring with 39 goals and 17 assists this season for the Liberty Lions girls lacrosse team
Residence; hometown: Sykesville
Education: Senior at Liberty High School in Eldersburg; graduate of Sykesville Middle; graduate of Freedom Elementary
Family: Mother: Carol, vice principal of North Carroll High School in Hampstead; Father: Richard, teacher at Pikesville High School in Baltimore County; Sister: Jennifer, junior at Salisbury State University
Activities/hobbies: Soccer, skiing
Accomplishments: Earned three varsity letters in soccer and lacrosse at Liberty High, two-time All-Central Maryland Conference selection in soccer, All-State selection in soccer last fall
Recipient's comments: "We have a really good team this year with a lot of seniors. We have a strong defense, and our offense has come along well. [After graduating] I'm going to James Madison [University in Harrisonburg, Va.] and am going to play lacrosse and maybe soccer, too."
Nominations: Call 876-8771, 857-0550 or (800) 829-8000, Ext. 6595, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays; you also can FAX your information to 876-0233.