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Thursday, March 29, 2001; Page PG08

Technology Summit

The Patriots Technology Training Center will host its fourth annual Youth Summit on Technology at Oxon Hill High School at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Students can participate in workshops about Web page design, building a computer, networking, college preparation, research and engineering. The school is at 6701 Leyte Dr. in Oxon Hill. For more information, call La Shelle Ferguson at 301-925-9350 or visit www.patriots-ttc.org.

Racial Harmony Award

The Baha'i Community of Laurel will award $500 to a graduating high school senior in Laurel who has demonstrated exceptional effort in the promotion of racial harmony. Anyone can nominate a graduating senior for the award. Nomination forms are available in the guidance offices of each participating high school in Laurel and at www.laurelbahai.org/Racial_Harmony/index.html. Forms should be mailed to Racial Harmony Award, P.O. Box 5028, Laurel, Md. 20726. The deadline is April 11.

Scholarships Offered

The Coalition of Concerned Black Christian Men is offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Scholarship forms are available at all Prince George's County public high schools. Applications are due by April 2 and should be mailed to Herbert Robinson, 11808 Ambrose Lane, Fort Washington, Md. 20744. For more information, call 301-292-2255.

U-Md. Summer Classes

Registration has begun for summer classes at the University of Maryland. More than 1,700 undergraduate and graduate courses are offered in six different sessions. The six summer sessions include two six-week sessions and four three-week sessions. The three-week sessions have been expanded in 2001 so that students can take courses they need and still have time to pursue internships, summer employment or vacations.

Students can apply for admission and register for summer credit courses by visiting www.spoc.umd.edu. For more information, call 301-314-3572 or 877-989-SPOC.

Nutrition Career Event

Prince George's Community College presents a "Careers in Nutrition and Food Science Forum" from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. today at the college's Chesapeake Hall, Room 109. The event will highlight job opportunities available in nutrition and food science. Four panelists in these professions will discuss why they chose their career paths and conduct sessions with groups of students who wish to learn more about a particular career. Call 301-336-6000.

Student Art Exhibit

St. Ambrose Catholic School will hold its Spring Art Exhibition from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature student art from fall 1999 through winter 2001. This is an evening of art and music for adults. Wine, hors d'oeuvres and desserts will be available. The requested donation is $5 per person. Call 301-773-0223.

Park-School Dedication

The new Perrywood-Kettering Community Park-School Center will be dedicated April 21. The ceremony will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The school is at 501 Watkins Park Dr. in Largo.

"We are inviting students, parents, elected officials and community members to join us during this momentous occasion," school board member Robert J. Callahan said. "Not only are we celebrating the opening of a new elementary school, but new school construction and capital improvements countywide."

The completion of Perrywood-Kettering Community Park-School Center has allowed more than 750 students, who were temporarily housed at the Belair facility in Bowie for more than three years, to relocate to their original neighborhood. Perrywood Elementary was designed as an addition to the recently completed Kettering-Largo Community Center.

After the dedication by Superintendent Iris T. Metts, visitors will be able to go on a self-guided tour of the new facility.

-- Mary Keane

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