Top youth named for March

April 13, 1998|By STEVEN T. DENNIS

Sarah Keller

Sarah J. Keller, 13, of Big Pool, was named Youth of the Month for March by the Washington County Commissioners.

Keller, an eighth-grader at Clear Spring Middle School, told the commissioners Tuesday that she might want to become a physicist or astronomer. She thanked her parents and teachers for helping her "become the person I am."

County CommisCsioners President Gregory I. Snook thanked Keller for her involvement in the community.

She has been on the honor roll for the past three years and is a member of the Student Senate.

A history buff, Keller has assisted in placing luminaires at Antietam National Battlefield and participates in Revolutionary War, French and Indian War and Renaissance period re-enactments.

Keller also has penned a piece of Civil War fiction published in Cracker Barrel magazine.

An athlete, Keller has participated in ballet, gymnastics, swimming, cross country, karate, jump rope and ice hockey.

She is a band and chorus member.


She also has participated in the United Way's Day of Caring. She was a tour guide at Plum Grove Manor and has taken painting courses.

Keller also has won the annual woolly bear contest.

She will receive a $50 savings bond courtesy of Kids Club.

To nominate someone for the award, call Glenda S. Helman at 1-301-797-4161.

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