Name: Willard L. Hawkins Sr.
Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Being appointed to a two-year term on the Carroll Community College Advisory Board
Residence; hometown: Sykesville; New Windsor
Education: Bachelor's degree, Western Maryland College; master's degree from the University of Virginia; law degree from LaSalle Extension University in Chicago
Family: Wife: Anne, 80, married 45 years; children: Willard Hawkins Jr., of New Windsor, a veterinarian
Place of worship: Westminster United Methodist Church, Westminster
Activities/hobbies: Former teacher at Winfield High School (now elementary); principal of New Windsor High and Sykesville High (now middle), Manchester, Cambridge, Dorchester County, and Bel Air, Harford County; superintendent of Garrett County Public Schools for 14 years; member, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Agribusiness Breakfast and New Windsor Progressive Farmers; retired since 1969; enjoys farming on his 160-acre farm on Bowersox Road
Accomplishments: President of the State Association of County Superintendents while at Garrett County schools; earned a six-week study in Sweden; awarded the John Hays Scholarship for Arts at Colorado College
Recipient's comments: "I was on the search committee for a new dean and was asked to serve on the board. I enjoy it very much. It's a very fine institution and a major asset to the county."