TOWSON -- The 102nd police recruit class...


TOWSON -- The 102nd police recruit class will graduate Thursday in a ceremony at Notre Dame Preparatory School, police said.

The 49 new officers, who have completed 25 weeks of training at the Baltimore County Police Academy in Dundalk, will be sworn in and receive diplomas. All but one will join the county Police Department; the one will join the Hampstead Police Department.

The new officers also will receive their first assignments and will receive two months of supervised field training.

Two McDonogh seniors chosen for awards program


TOWSON -- Two McDonogh School seniors were scheduled to attend the 37th Annual American Academy of Achievement Awards "Salute to Excellence" conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this past weekend.

David Leopold and Shani Moore were chosen from 15 Baltimore County students to attend the four-day event that brings more than 400 high school seniors together with outstanding adults. This year's program includes Dr. Ian Wilmut, creator of the sheep clone, former Secretary of State James A. Baker III and Christiane Amanpour, CNN correspondent.

Leopold and Moore were chosen for their academic achievements, character, community service and extracurricular activities.

Cleanup volunteers needed at Back River shoreline


DUNDALK -- Volunteers are needed for a cleanup of the Back River shoreline Saturday. Rain date is June 6.

The cleanup -- a partnership of Sparrows Point High School, Wells-McComas Improvement Association and Browning-Ferris Industries Waste Systems -- is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will meet at Norris Farm Landfill on Trappe Road at 9 a.m.

Information: 410-388-0684.

A free workshop for first-time homebuyers will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 6 at the headquarters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 4805 Mount Hope Drive.

To register, call 410-602-9300.

Blue Cross CEO to speak at college commencement

William Jews, president of CareFirst Inc. and chief executive officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland, will deliver the commencement address to graduates of Baltimore City Community College on Saturday.

College President James D. Tschechtelin will award associates' degrees to 520 students at the commencement that begins at 10 a.m. on the front lawn of the college's Liberty campus, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave. in Northwest Baltimore. Information: 410-462-7676.

Pub Date: 5/26/98

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