Tuesday, May 1, 2012
University of Maryland freshman Morgan Lash was crowned Miss College Park in April.
Morgan Lash is no stranger to community service. She’s been active with the Big Brothers Big Sisters and Athletes for Achievement organizations, and she sometimes volunteers as a Sunday school teacher at her church, but all have been near her home in Frederick. After being crowned the 21st Miss College Park in April, Lash is now kicking off a year of service and appearances in Prince George’s County. The 18-year-old University of Maryland freshman entered the pageant for the scholarship money, she admitted, but also for the opportunity to do community service, and spread the message of her platform—the importance of instilling a healthy body image for young girls. “I love working with children,” she said. It’s a good thing, because much of…
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Morgan Lash, a broadcast journalism major, won $2,100 in scholarship money through the competition.
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Our city has a new Miss College Park. Morgan Lash, a broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland, was recently crowned the city's 21st Miss College Park at the recent pageant. Lash also tied with fellow contestant, Tina Olayimika, for the top interview of the competition. The pageant, held April 15, was sponsored by the College Park Unit 217, American Legion Auxiliary. A total of $5,000 in scholarship money was distributed to the 10 participants: Miss College Park 2012 Morgan Lash (Lash also tied for top interview. The award will be split between the winners.) Total Awarded: $2,100 First Runnerup Brittany Sullivan Total Awarded: $500 Second Runnerup and Top Interview Tie Tina Olayimika Total Awarded: $500 Third Runnerup…
Monday, April 9, 2012
Our new 'Last Chance' feature lets you know about important upcoming deadlines.
This week, we want to remind you that Tuesday is the last day to nominate a resident or business in College Park that you think is especially "green." The City of College Park's Committee for a Better Environment will select from a pool of nominees whose environmentally conscience efforts are the most impressive. Learn about the categories and nomination process here. Deadline is Tuesday. Here are some other deadlines this week that College Park residents should know about: Is there an upcoming deadline that you think College Park residents should know about? Tell us in the comments below. Provide a link to more information to be extra helpful.