June 1, 2010
Joan Ostenso, Executive Vice-President
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County REALTORS® Award $12,500 in Scholarships to Seniors

The Prince George's County Association of REALTORS® (PGCAR), the county's leading advocate for real estate and private property rights, presented five Prince George's County high school seniors with $2,500 college scholarships through the Association's David Maclin Memorial Scholarship Fund.

David Maclin Memorial Scholarship Fund Winners

The Fund is one of the Association's premiere community service endeavors. In honor of the late REALTOR® David Maclin's contributions to Prince George's County, the fund recognizes student's commitment to community service, based on the theme "How I Made a Difference in My Community."

At a special event held at the PGCAR Offices on Thursday, May 27th, five Prince George's County senior graduates were awarded their scholarship. PGCAR extends congratulations to the following County graduates receiving David Maclin Memorial Scholarships to help continue their education:

Uzoamaka Agubokwu of Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale, planning to attend the University of Maryland.

Imani Ki E'shoi Baynes from Friendly High School in Fort Washington, attending Towson University.

Warren E. Connley of Charles H. Flowers High School, also attending the University of Maryland.

Demisse Tesfaye Habteselasie of High Point High School of Beltsville, attending Pepperdine University.

Reginald Woods from Charles H. Flowers High School, attending the College of Holy Cross.

"Prince George's County REALTORS® recognize that our future is rooted in the strengths of our young people and we are pleased and excited to give back to the community in this way," said PGCAR President Mike Cerrito. Mr. Cerrito further commented that, "Programs like this help to build a stronger Prince George's County."

PGCAR is the voice for REALTORS® in Prince George's County, Maryland. Representing more than 3,000 real estate professionals in the national capital area, PGCAR provides numerous services vital to its members' daily business needs. It also works with lawmakers to ensure public policy that encourages homeownership, promotes an environment conducive to business growth and works to improve the communities in which its members live and work.