A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, June 4, 1998 Page 19
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Chris Owens of Westfield Named Scout of the Year
Chris Owens of Westfield was recently recognized as Scout of the Year by the Patriot District of the Watchung Area Council of Boy Scouts of America, during an awards banquet at The Westwood in Garwood.
Chris is an Eagle Scout and an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop No. 72, sponsored by the Questers Bible Class at The Presbyterian Church in Westfield.
He was honored for his long- standing leadership in his troop and for his active participation in school and community affairs.
A graduating senior at Westfield
SCOUT HONORED… Scout of the Year Chris Owens, third from left, a member of Troop No. 72 in Westfield, was honored at an awards banquet by the Patriot District of the Watchung Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Joining him, pictured left to right, are: Troop No. 72 Assistant Scoutmaster David Leiz, Cathy Owens, Chris's mother; Assistant Scoutmasters Warren Hanscom, Bill Holt, Doug DuBois and Bob Bartholomay.
High School, Chris will enroll at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana in August as a member of the Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps.
He plans to study physical therapy and athletic training at the university's School of Health Sciences.
In addition to his active role in Troop No. 72, Chris is a member of Explorer Post No. 321, an emergency preparedness unit sponsored by the Westfield/ Mountainside Chapter of the Red Cross, and a probationary Emergency Medical Technician at the Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Chris holds six varsity letters on the Westfield High School Track and Field team. He was a member of the German Club exchange to Darmstadt, Germany in 1997, and of the Model United Nations Club at Westfield High School.
Chris is the son of Westfield native Cathy Czarniak Owens and David Owens.
PAINTING TOURS… Park Middle School eighth grader Michelle Trimpin, pictured with art teacher Victor Morosco, displays her painting entitled "Friendship," that was chosen by Teen Arts to tour in an allstudent art show. The painting will be on exhibit throughout Union County during the year. Council for Homeless Celebrates
Acquisition of Interfaith House
One hundred and sixty people celebrated the acquisition of Interfaith House at the Interfaith Council for the Homeless of Union County's recent Spring Gala.
The highlight of the evening was the performance of Grease! at The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark.
Prior to the performance, guests gathered for a reception in NJPAC's rotunda. Bidding was spirited during a silent auction that included a week's stay at a shore beach house, a week of
HELPING THE HOMELESS… Board member Rhonda Fiore, of Elizabeth, left, enjoys a moment with Board President Lawrence Woodruff, of Scotch Plains, and his wife, Sherry, at the Interfaith Counsel for the Homeless of Union County's recent Spring Gala.
luxury at a South Carolina resort, two tickets to a New York Giants game, a three- month membership to Lifestyles Fitness Center, and many other exciting items.
Chairpersons for the event were Jean Badalamenti of Scotch Plains and Gina Lynch of Westfield. Major sponsorship was provided by the Fanwood Foundation, Schering Plough Corporation and Chase Manhattan Bank.
Due to the help of Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, 30 of the agency's clients also attended the performance.
Dr. Warshaw Awarded Sigma Xi Membership
Dr. Thelma Warshaw, a Westfield dermatologist, has been awarded membership in Sigma Xi, the largest scientific and engineering research society in America.
She received the honor at a May 11 ceremony at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark.
Dr. Warshaw is on the faculty at UMDNJ, and is Chairwoman of the dermatology section at Overlook Hospital in Summit. She is Past President of the Women's Dermatological Society and is on the Board of Governors of the Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University.
The purpose of Sigma Xi is to recognize scientific accomplishment, support original research, and encourage cooperation between scientists and the worldwide community.
Daniel Wislocki Receives Degree From Grinnell College
Daniel Wislocki, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wislocki of Westfield, received a bachelor's degree in computer science and Chinese during commencement exercises at Grinnell College on May 18. Grinnell College is located in Iowa.
Interim President Charles L. Duke conferred bachelor's degrees on 331 graduates. Mr. Wislocki is a graduate of Westfield High School.