Vassilaros honored with metallurgy award
Dr. Michael G. Vassilaros of Annapolis was recently awarded the George W. Melville award for his contributions in the field of metallurgy and materials.
The award is the highest technical honor bestowed on scientists and engineers working at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Annapolis.
Dr. Vassilaros, the 33rd award recipient, introduced high strength, low alloy (HSLA) steels to naval construction.
This led to an increase in productivity and ship performance, as well as reduced cost.
Dr. Vassilaros has gained national recognition for his achievements.
He is a 25-year veteran at the Naval Surface Warfare Center.
McClure is officer in restaurant group
Richard McClure, general manager of Carrol's Creek Restaurant in Annapolis, has been elected second vice president of the Maryland Restaurant Association.
Mr. McClure has been on the association's board of directors since 1986 and has served as treasurer.
In 1992, Mr. McClure received the Food Management Professional Certificate, the National Restaurant Association's highest professional credential.
Farmers Bank adds two new staff members
Farmers National Bank of Maryland recently added two new members to its staff.
Lawton C. Brown Jr. joined Farmers as trust investment officer.
Mr. Brown will manage investments for personal trust accounts.
Tonya L. Hill is the new training officer.
Previous to working at Farmers National Bank, Ms. Hill was an assistant vice president and branch manager for Second National FSB.