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Evelyn Churn, a 1931 graduate of Franklin High School in Reisterstown, turned 100 April 9. A celebration with family and friends was held at Carroll Lutheran Village, in Westminster, April 11. Churn was born to Claude and Etta Leight in Emory in 1915. She attended Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College, for two years before leaving school to work full-time to help support her family during the Great Depression. She met her future husband, Jack Churn, while working at Montgomery Ward, in Baltimore. The two married in 1941 and had three children, all of whom are Presbyterian pastors. Churn also has seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. An avid music lover, Churn began playing the piano at age seven, and continues to practice almost every day. __- Original Credit: Submitted photo
Evelyn Churn, a 1931 graduate of Franklin High School in Reisterstown, turned 100 April 9. A celebration with family and friends was held at Carroll Lutheran Village, in Westminster, April 11. Churn was born to Claude and Etta Leight in Emory in 1915. She attended Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College, for two years before leaving school to work full-time to help support her family during the Great Depression. She met her future husband, Jack Churn, while working at Montgomery Ward, in Baltimore. The two married in 1941 and had three children, all of whom are Presbyterian pastors. Churn also has seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. An avid music lover, Churn began playing the piano at age seven, and continues to practice almost every day. __- Original Credit: Submitted photo (HANDOUT)

Owings Mills resident presents research at national conference

Emily Jacobs, of Owings Mills, was one of 41 students from Susquehanna University who recently presented research at the 2015 annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Kentucky. Jacobs's research, titled "The Impact Of Environmental Enrichment On Cognitive Bias In Rats," was supervised by Kathleen Bailey, associate professor of psychology at Susquehanna.

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Jacobs, a psychology major, is a 2011 graduate of Franklin High School, in Reisterstown.

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