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Beltsville News: Blast from the Past June 2023 by Ted Ladd

Updated: Jul 4, 2023

(From the Beltsville News issue of June 2010)

St. Josephs Teacher Wins the Golden Apple

Congratulations goes to Mrs. Kathy Pappas who has been honored with the Archdiocese of Washington’s most prestigious award for teachers – the Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence. Mrs. Pappas is one of a few teachers who was honored by Archbishop Wuerl at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington DC on May 13, 2010. The School Advisory Board for St. Joseph’s Catholic School nominated Mrs. Pappas in recognition of her outstanding service, dedication to the school, her work towards professional development and attaining certification with the State of Maryland and catechetical certification with the Archdiocese of Washington

Erin Mellott Receives Degree from Towson University

On Friday, May 21, 2010, Erin Kathleen Mellott of Beltsville graduated from Towson University with a major in Chemistry and minors in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics (MB3), and Music Performance. She was also a member of the Order of Omega Honor Society and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. During her time at Towson, Erin became a legacy member of Alpha Gamma Delta Fraternity and served Zeta Delta Chapter as an officer. She also served as an officer of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, an evangelical campus mission serving students and faculty on college and university campuses nationwide. She plans to continue as a leader for Greek InterVarsity.

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