To Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening, for adding his voice to those favoring a price-support plan to benefit the state's dairy industry, which needs help to prosper.
To five Washington County youths and nine students from West Viginia's Eastern Panhandle, whose knowledge of lands all around the world won them competitive spots in their respective states' Geography Bees.
To the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, for pushing new rules that may cost local companies up to 25 percent of their volunteers.
To Charles Sekula, marking 10 years as a restaurant owner in Hagerstown, a decade during which he's not only served up good food, but has also been a major force in downtown revitalization and tourism development.