Glenelg High students make their mark in academics, sports


GLENELG HIGH School students making their marks lately include Matt Ashmore, who was named a finalist in the 1996 competition for National Merit Scholarship Awards.

Robert Currier took first place in the Region II Skills USA Championship Technical Drafting event this month.

Pat Tvarkunas smashed the state indoor pole vault record of 13 feet 9 inches by clearing 15 feet 1 inch in the state indoor track championship.

Daniel Green was named a McDonald Scholar last week.

Jazz great at Glenelg

There are a few tickets left for the concert of the legendary Maynard Ferguson and his band at Glenelg High School at 8 p.m. March 12. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door.

To order tickets, send a check made out to the Glenelg High School Band with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Glenelg High School Band, 14025 Burnt Woods Road, Glenelg 21737. Call 313-5533.

International Week

Glenelg Country School students will celebrate International Week next week to recognize the diverse cultural backgrounds of the school's population.

They'll kick off the fun with a costumed international parade and assembly Monday, followed by a display of student- contributed artifacts characteristic of other countries. During the week, school members will enjoy international lunches and a Latin-American concert.

Boys' baseball

Registration is now open for the Western Howard County Boys Baseball League for boys ages 13 to 14 and a new program for boys 15 to 17. Boys who play junior varsity ball will find the Saturday game schedule convenient for both school and league baseball.

Register by calling 313-4658. Call Joe Wendell at 489-4576 or Tim Fenlon at 531-3284 for more information.

At the senior center

Movies, parties, games, walks, seminars, exercise and more are on tap at the Western Howard County Senior Center in March.

Join friendly people for an outdoor walk any Friday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The group will start off slowly and increase its speed and distance each week.

First Wednesdays of each month are pot luck lunch days from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Seminar topics for March include investing, grieving, Medicare, cooking without fat and tax counseling.

Play cards every Wednesday afternoon, or join a 500 Rummy tournament from 11 a.m. until noon March 14.

There's plenty more going on at the center, including lunch every day. Transportation is available at a very low cost. Call center Director Betty Frey at 313-5440.

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