College Night is Tuesday

The Baltimore Sun

The Parent Involvement Committee at C. Milton Wright High School will hold its fifth annual College Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at 1301 N. Fountain Green Road, Bel Air.

All Harford County public school students and their parents are welcome to visit with representatives from more than 80 colleges and universities.

Information on programs, courses, scholarships and financial aid will be available.

Information: 410-638-4110.

Kids fair at Harford Mall

Harford County Kids Magazine will hold its sixth annual Harford County Kids Camp & Education Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 24 at Harford Mall.

The fair will feature exhibitors that offer summer activities and camps from around the region. Activities will include children's entertainment, demonstrations, prizes and giveaways.

It also is a resource for families who want to find out about available programs specializing in sports, academics, education, science and nature, dance, theater and the arts.

Information: 410-893-1511.

HCC offers SAT preparation

Harford Community College will offer "SAT Prep: Writing /Reading" from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 25 to April 21, at C. Milton Wright High School.

Students will review writing and reading skills and test-taking strategies needed to excel on SAT I.

"SAT Prep: Math" will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 27 to April 23, at C. Milton Wright High School.

Students will review math skills and test-taking strategies to succeed on SAT I. This test is recommended for students who are currently taking or have taken geometry.

Information: 410-836-4376.

Salisbury, HCC sign agreement

Harford Community College recently signed an articulation agreement with Salisbury University that offers Harford County students a seamless transfer opportunity to attain a bachelor's degree in social work.

Students complete the associate's degree in Sociology-Social Work Track at HCC. All credits are guaranteed to transfer to Salisbury University's Bachelor of Arts program in Social Work.

Students take approximately nine credits per semester.

Information: 410-836-4408.

Applicants sought for scholarships

State Sen. Barry Glassman, a District 35 Republican, is taking applications for his 2008 Maryland State Senatorial Scholarship Program from students in his district.

Applications are available at Glassman's Web site, www.barryglassman.com. The scholarship is open to high school seniors and adults pursuing higher education.

The deadline for applications is April 30.

Information: 410-492-7122, ext. 3603.

Students win essay contest

Edgewood High School students won the top three prizes in the District V Veterans of Foreign Wars annual essay contest recently.

All three students, seniors in Laura Childs' creative writing class, had won at a local VFW post contest for their "How I Support My Troops" essay.

The first-, second- and third place winners, respectively, were Mercedez Figeroa, Richard Desire and Justin Campbell. Figeroa had won first place in the Abingdon VFW contest; Desire won at the Jarrettsville post; and Campbell won at the Aberdeen VFW.

Other winners from Edgewood High in the annual "Voice of Democracy" essay contest were: Toni White, junior, first place in Perryville, Cecil County VFW post; senior Zulmarie Gonzalez, second place, Abingdon post; and Tracy Nelson, senior, second place, Abingdon post.

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