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Academy debate team places first in competition Paris T. Chavis has graduated from the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment Course, known as Warrior Forge, at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash. Chavis has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army. She graduated from a home school program in 2002. Chavis is the daughter of John B. and Brita C. Coffie of Bowie. Bowie planning board elects chairman Toussaint Gaskins, vice chairman of the Bowie Advisory Planning Board, was unanimously elected chairman for a two year term. Gaskins selection was approved by the City Council in December and he will be sworn in on Monday. Wednesday at its Laurel College Center. Attendees will be able to talk with academic and financial aid advisers, learn how to apply and register for classes, and tour the center. The center offers associate degrees in many fields including business administration, general studies, criminal justice, nursing and applied information technology. Those attending the session will learn how taking courses and earning a degree can help them secure a better job, earn a promotion or boost their income potential. The center is located at 312 Marshall Avenue, Laurel. Annual special servicein District Heights The New Vision Fellowship Church in District Heights will hold its third annual to the Present Conference during regular Sunday service Jan. 13 at 2100 Ritchie Road. Attendees can enjoy drama, poetry, Christian rap and vocal performances and testimonials. The conference is recommended for adults and the church asks parents to accompany children under 18 years old. Jan. 24 at La Fontaine Bleu, 7963 Annapolis Road, Lanham. The McGuire Global Recruitment is an employment agency based in Bowie linking people to science related careers. Brown, a radio and TV personality, wrote the book, which chronicles a life plagued by physical abuse. Conference tickets cost per person, which includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Those wishing to purchase a table must pay for a table seating10 people. The cost also includes priority seating in addition to the breakfast and lunch. Checks for registration should be made out to McGuire Group, 3540 Crain Hwy., 149 Bowie, MD 20716. Call McGuire Group CEO and President Dorothea McGuire at 240 529 4207. Students honored atBenjamin Tasker The following seventh grade students at Benjamin Tasker Middle School were named to the Principal High Honor Roll with a GPA of 4.0 in the first quarter: Matthew Bieler, Tracy Chance, Alfred Cohen, Nicole Alexe de Guzman, Crystal Hughes, Kyron Jiles, Hakeem Kamara, Baonhu Ky, Samantha Malenab, Emily Miller, Kaitlyn Pleinis, Steven Rigby, Aja Sydnor, Samuel Thomas, Emante Washington Mobley, Barbara Witol, Dennis Witol and Sonia Zhang. Students who were named to the Principal Honor Roll, with a GPA of 3.0 to 3.9 include: Heather Alas, Karissa Arthur, Brandon Bailey, Charde Barnes, Robert Bass, Colby Blodgett, Delicia Boyd, Jerrell Brown, Warren Brown, Deaundre Bumpass, Mandell Burnette, Jr., Danielle Burton, Ronald Callahan, Jr., Victor Chan, Michael Connelly, Marlon Crook, Jr., Joseline Cruz Flores, Elizabeth David, Tyana Debnam, Anthony Dejournette, Juan Diaz, Amanda Documet, Eric Dong, Janai Durham, Tyra Durrett, Victor Egbe, Peri Ellis, Shakira Ellis, Kandyce Fields, Marissa Fletcher, Al malik Forrest, Nicole Franklin, Williamett Garnett, Jordan Garvin, Susan Gharfeh, David Gilliam, Steven Gilliam, Nina Giosa, Cody Grahovac, Jenna Grays, Simone Green, Lexus Greene, Victor Grubbs, Kylie Haley, Britni Hardesty, Ashley Henderson, Cherish Henderson, Heaven Henderson, Asia Hester, Nicole Hill, Janai Hollinger, D Hudson, Scholastic Ibezimako, Tiffani Jackson, Emily Jankee, Miranda Jeffries, Alexia Johnson, Julian Johnson, Muadi Kabengele, Maya Kenner, Rae Dawn Kimbrough, Bradley King, Alana Lewis, Stephanie Lindo, Kaylin Lloyd, Kenyetta Louis, Rashidat Magbade, Marcus Maxwell, Diamond Maybin, Brady Mazzei, Kenechukwu Mbonu, Ciara McAllister, Michael McCahan, Alexis McNeil, Casi Mewborn, Allison Meyers, Kaela Mitchell, Jason Moeder, Jamia Montgomery, Malcolm Moody, Sheldon Moorefield, Jalen Morgan, Daisha Morris, Ivory Motley, Liam Murphy, Alexis Murrell, Alexis North, Kevin Ocampos Barry, Mark Odum, Ayotunde Okusolubo, Winifred Okwuchi, Sylvester Olubodun, Maya Perry, Emily Rankin, Elisha Rashad, Kristoffer Recio, Rene Rivera, Ujala Rizvi, Ramona Roberts, Bryant Rogers II, Joshua Rose, Britni Ruff, Indera Sahadeo, Maada Sammah, Trenton Samuda, Schuylar Scott, Clement Senyo, Joshua Sharp, Nykia Shepard, Bobby Stanley, Davis Strohmaier, Aliyah Sweeney, Danielle Sweeney, Rea Tai, Antonella Taylor, Ashley Taylor, Dalonte Taylor, Denina Taylor, Raygene Taylor, Alexander Thomas, Reva Thompson, Tabitha Thornhill, Kimberly Turner, Steven Walton, Jr., Bradley Weaver, Ashley Webster, Scarlett Weis, Preston Welling, Travis Whiteleather, Jeffrey Williams, Julian Williams, Terrence Williams, Larry Williams, Jr., Andrew Windsor, Nicole Woody and Yazan Zaidi. Community centerto close for renovations Upper Marlboro residents looking forward to activities at their local community center this year will have to find an alternative for several months while the Upper Marlboro Community Center undergoes renovations. The center will close Jan. 12 for six to nine months while the 14,731 square foot facility is upgraded. Improvements will include a fresh coat of paint, new wood flooring in the dance room, repairs to the gym and parking lot and a new roof. Local residents are being redirected to other Maryland National Capital Park and Planning community centers, including Lake Arbor in Mitchellville, Kettering in Upper Marlboro, Patuxent in Upper Marlboro and Baden in Brandywine. Call 301 203 6000. Paul R. Campbell of Fort Washington was among the U. S. Census Bureau recipients of the Bronze Medal last month.