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August 17, 2008

Local photographer needs online votes

WASHINGTON - Chambersburg, Pa., resident Greg Paulson's photo of a dragonfly wing has won him first place with National Geographic Ultimate Photography Contest.

Now he is entered in the final round of judging through an online vote. The grand prize is a photo expedition to Tanzania and Zanzibar with a National Geographic expert and publication of the winning photo in the December 2008 issue of the magazine.

A scanning electron micograph image of a dragonfly wing called "Dragonfly Thorns" won Paulson, 53, the top prize in the Space category. He has been using this technique since 1981.

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Paulson, chairman of Shippensburg University's biology department, is one of eight finalists competing for the grand prize.

To vote, log onto http://nationalgeographic.eprize.net/energizerphoto/index.tbapp. Voting continues through Thursday, Aug. 28. Each e-mail address can vote once daily.

Winners will be notified in mid-September.

New string program offered this fall

FREDERICK, Md.- The Frederick Community College string program will offer new classes with new faculty this fall semester.

Joining the faculty are violin/viola teachers Alice Tung and Dana Rokosny.

They will teach individual violin or viola lessons in FCC's credit and non-credit programs and are accepting new students from beginners to advanced players.

To enroll for lessons or classes, see FCC's credit or non-credit schedule of classes, available online at www.frederick.edu or in the Welcome and Registration Center in A Building.

For more information, contact Paula Chipman, music program manager, at 301-846-2566.

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