Springdale school presents its freshmen scholars
The following Charles H. Flowers High School freshmen made the school's third quarter honor roll: Alia Abadir, Olukemi Adeniji, Juliannah Adeoye, Tolulope Adetayo, Joanna Akinlosotu, Jasmine Allen, Tekla-Hayman Alleyne, Junee Aranico, Karis Bacchus, Samuel Baiyewu, Jasmine Ballanger, Dexter Ballerda, Judith Bandoh, Audrey Banks, Jordan Banks, Yvonne Barrett, Matthew Bassett, Breanna Beard, Jhazmin Bigelow, Amonti Blake, Joshua Blume, Tiana Boardley, Briana Bostic, Rasshad Boyd, Sherri-Chane Brighthaupt, Kanard Brooks, Tiera Brooks, Darrin Brown Jr., Dominique Brown, Mariyah Bryant, Octavia Campbelli, Tinesha Carol, Bria Carson, Amber Carter, Alice Castillo, Ting Chen, Jalea Cherry, Corey Chiles, Kristina Chin, Gillian Chop, Janessa Clark, Ariana Crudup, Rose Davidson, Coren Davis, Myron Davis, Olivia Dickens, Marie Dorsey, Khalil Douglas, Cianni Dudley, Kevin Dunlap, Zaire Dorethea Dunnigan, Andrell Dupar, Ryan Eggleston, Zenaida Enchill, Chukwudozie Enweze, Obieze Eze Jr., Lucky Ezemobi, Alexandra Fitch, Shade' Fleming, Alexis Foster, Joy Frazier.
Maya Gabriel, Carl Garris IV, Derick Gary, Shonelle Gaylord, Caleb Gerald, Alecia Gibbs, Ayanna Gibson, Mia Giles, Ashleigh Gill, China Gilreath, Ayanna Grasty, Joslyn Gray, Briana Hall, Edward Harding III, Andrea Harris, Erica Henderson, Lamond Henderson, A'Leia Hicks, Jerold Higgs Jr., Nicole Holmes, Sierra Iciano, Doris Ihejirika, Mohammad Iqbal, Simone Isaacs, Faith Jackson, Chantol James, Kenisha Janifer, Raymond Jefferies, Kyla Joefield, Dulce Joge, Armani Johnson, Aryka Johnson, Denyce Johnson, Miyah Johnson, Rachelle Johnson, Keith Jones II, Quentin Jones, William Jones, Jewel Jordan, Tasia Joseph, Aja Kennedy, Cornell Killebrew, Brianna King, Briana Knight, Mamie Koroma, Khadijah Lake, Angela Latson, Daniel Layeni, Adrian Layne, Josiah-Danie Lazaro, Kevin Little, Alexis Lucas, Victoria Lynn, Kenshea Malker, Deamontae' Martin, Devin Martinez, Alexis massey, Devin McCray, Alphonso McCree Jr., Maurice Mimms, Hareesa Mohammed, Ne'Co Moody, Miles Moore, Deja Morrison, Jenaye Moye, Bezayet Nadew, Marcus Neither, Tram Nguyen, Aliyah Nickens, Austin Nwachukwu, Obarikanemi Nwogu, Ogu'ike Offoaro, Uzoma Ogbumbadiugha, Esther Ogbuokiri, Stephanie Oladipo, Oluwatosin Olaitan, Qeturah Olivera, Pablo Ordonez, Gafar Oreagba, Abiola Oseni, Opeyemi Owoeye, Ashleigh Polite, Angel Prather, April Prince, Markus Proctor, Ma Jessa Provido.
Synclaire Roberts, Nia Rush, Kiara Scott, Reginald Sidbury, Kendra Slydell, Briana Smith, Miriam Smith, Abolanle Solarin, Ariel Somerville, Ashlee Spence, Aerial Spencer, Atiya Stewart, Yvette Stiff, Laci Taylor, Ma'Neh Techeffo, Shalisa Thompson, Terrell Tiendrebeogo, Jean Udo, Harmony Uduhiri, Kahlil Vassell, India Vieira, Sade Walker, Tiarra Washington, Shaquelle Watson, Cabrina Weaver, Ayaya Wells, Jade West, Orvon White, Karyn Wilkins, Anthony Williams, Sierra Williams, Taylor Williams, Anetra Yearwood, Edward Young Jr. and Fatumatta Zweh.
graduates basic training
Parkdale High School alumnus Heimy M. Benitez-Lopez graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Benitez-Lopez spent eight weeks in a program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.
Benitez-Lopez, who graduated from Parkdale High School in 2007, is the daughter of Maria Benitez-Wilkerson and stepdaughter of John Wilkerson, both of New Carrollton.
Flowers student named
Gates Millennium Scholar
Charles H. Flowers High School senior Ariel Smallwood, 17, of Upper Marlboro was named a Gates Millennium Scholar and will receive scholarship money to attend college. The Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholars Program is geared toward assisting high achieving minority students afford college. Smallwood, who is in the Springdale school's Science and Technology Program, plans to attend Duke University in Durham, N.C.
Police, local football league offer chance for volunteer hours
County youth interested in community service learning may participate in a service project through Project Responsible Service Initiative from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday after meeting at Landover's Police Service Complex at 7600 Barlowe Road. Project Responsible Service Initiative is a partnership between the Prince George's County Police Athletic League and the Metropolitan Washington American Youth Football League. Youth must register at the Police Service Complex between 8 and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Youth will be transported to their service project locations at 10 a.m. and will return to Landover by 3 p.m. Call the Prince George's County Police Department's Community Services Division at 301-772-4402 or Greg Holmes, Metropolitan Washington American Youth Football League commissioner, at 301-675-3733.
Forestville boy to be honored for helping accident victim
The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems will recognize Isaac Curry, 10, of Forestville for his help in communicating via sign language with a hearing impaired pedestrian who was hit by a car in the intersection of Walters Lane and Pennsylvania Avenue in October 2008. Curry will receive an "Emergency Medical Service for Children Award" at an awards ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Annapolis Sheraton Hotel in Annapolis. Curry learned sign language because his mother, Yvette Curry, is hearing impaired.
Stay ahead of the digital switch in Fairmount Heights
Fairmount Heights residents who still need a digital converter box for their television set can pick up an application between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Fairmount Heights Municipal Center at 6100 Jost St. Television signals will switch from analog to digital by June 12. Call the town's community service department at 301-636-6015.
Event geared toward
business, women's health
Three county business groups will join together Tuesday for the fourth annual "It's All About ME! Women's Business and Wellness Conference" at 3400 Pennsy Drive in Landover. The county's Office of Central Services Minority Business Development Division, Prince George's County Women Business Owners and the county's Small Business Initiative will hold the event. Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson's wife, Leslie Johnson, will host the event whose special guests include Terri Holley, Angela Marshall and Christine M. Bussey. The event costs $50. Register at www.princegeorgescountymd.gov or www.wbo.org.
Protect yourself, neighbors furry friends
The Prince George's County Health Department will hold its remaining rabies vaccination clinics from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and May 30. The Saturday clinic will be held at Temple Hills' Crossland High School at 6901 Temple Hills Road. The May 30 clinic will be held at Bowie High School at 15200 Annapolis Road. The cost is $5. Call 301-883-3782 or visit www.princegeorges
Index/Health/index.asp for more information.
Health fair is around
the corner at Springdale school
Springdale's Charles H. Flowers High School will hold its "Spring into Health" health fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday inside and outside the school at 10001 Ardwick Ardmore Road. A raffle will be held. E-mail Flowers' school nurse Tanya Hankton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship available for District Heights' teen residents
Applications for the city of District Heights' Mayoral Scholarship are available at the E. Michael Roll Municipal Building at 2000 Marbury Drive. Applicants must be high school seniors who live within the city limits. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Friday. Students will learn if they have won by June 1. Call 301-336-1402.
Little Orphan Annie
comes to Cheverly
The Cheverly Young Actors Guild will present "Annie" at 7:30 p.m. tonight, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Cheverly's Publick Playhouse for the Performing Arts at 5445 Landover Road. This year's director is DéWight Snowden and the musical director is Daniel D. Spruill. Assistant Director Nova Tate is the choreographer. Tickets are $8 for children 12 years and under, $10 for seniors and $12 for adults. Call 301-277-1710 to purchase tickets. Visit www.cheverlyyoung