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April 25, 2005

Maryland State Grange offering annual scholarship


The Maryland State Grange is offering its annual scholarship to deaf or hearing-impaired students or students who are preparing to work with hearing-impaired persons.

The applicant must be one of the following: a resident of Maryland, a Maryland high school graduate or attend a college in Maryland.

For more information and/or the scholarship criteria and guidelines, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Donna D. Wiles, Deaf Activities Director, Maryland State Grange, 5543 Buffalo Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771.

Application deadline is June 1.

South High raises money for Habitat for Humanity


South Hagerstown High School presented a check for $1,500 to Habitat for Humanity of Washington County at a ceremony April 21 at South High.

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Donations were collected from the classes of Carolyn Walker, Mike Tesla and William McKinley, the South High Chorus, school staff and from students and staff during lunch shifts.

FFA banquet is May 20 at Smithsburg High School


The Smithsburg High School chapter of Future Farmers of America will hold a banquet May 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

Any FFA alumni or relatives are invited to attend. Tickets are $10 per person.

For tickets and information, call banquet chair Justin Gouff at 301-766-8344.

Boonsboro guard units receive high rankings


Boonsboro High School's indoor percussion and guard units earned high marks and rankings in the recent Keystone Indoor Drumline Association (KIDA) championships at Southwestern High School in Hanover, Pa.

The Indoor Guard placed second out of nine groups in the Bronze Guard Division. The Indoor Percussion group placed second in the White Percussion Ensemble classification.

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