Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s Special Olympics Maryland Howard County Student Volunteer scholarships that were announced at the 2016 Howard County Inspiration Walk.
Brian Vidmar received the Jackie Burk Memorial Scholarship.
A senior at Liberty High School, Brian has been an eight year volunteer in golf, soccer, and bowling, serving over 450 hours. Brian plans on attending Howard Community College and then attend University of Maryland to study mechanical engineering. Natalie White was the runner-up. She has been a two year volunteer in basketball skills, 3×3 basketball and tennis.
Leandro Conti was awarded the Kathy Lindner Memorial Award.
Leandro is a five year volunteer
and Unified Partner in basketball, bowling, and soccer serving over 350 total hours. He is also a volunteer for the Allied bowling and softball programs and involved with the Best Buddies program at Atholton High School where he attends.
The Allan Homes Scholarship was presented to River Hill High School senior, Anna Latzko.
Anna has been a four year volunteer in aquatics, serving over 200 hours as a coach and Unified Partner. The runner-up was Rachel Lin who has been a three year volunteer in aquatics and one year in bowling.
Congratulations to these outstanding student volunteers, as well as all of the Howard County graduating seniors volunteers!
This article was written by Special Olympics Maryland