STUDENTS HELP THE BAY
Three Anne Arundel
County high school seniors are getting $1000.00 scholarships
from the Anne Arundel Watermen’s Association to further their
educations in the fields of marine and environmental sciences.
These students will have an impact on the future of the
Chesapeake Bay ecosystem, providing for a sustainable fishery
and a healthy Bay.
The winners are Cyrus Johnson of Southern High School, Adriana
Pena of South River High School and Alliana Snead of Indian
WHAT WE HAVE DONE THIS PAST YEAR!
Annual crab feast and seafood festival on October 8,
2017 was very successful. We are in the final stages of
preparation for the 11th annual festival scheduled for Sunday,
October 7, 2018 and we can use all the help we can get, this is
our prime fundraiser for all the things we are able to
- Nearly 30 members joined in a holiday
gathering at Bayside inn located in Edgewater on December 20,
2017, a grand time was had by all.
- We participated and
helped sponsor the first annual Deale Parade of Lights, December
21, 2017. 35 boats were decorated and lit up for the parade from
Hidden Harbor Marina past Happy Harbor and around Skippers Pier.
Date for this year is December 19, 2018
- We had
representation at the Waterman’s Caucus in Annapolis each Monday
during the 2018 legislative session.
- We were sponsors
and participants in the Blessing of the Fleet April 20, 2018 at
Happy Harbor on Rockhold Creek.
- We were proud to give
$1,000 scholarships to two graduating seniors from Anne Arundel
County. These students are studying marine Sciences and natural
resources, they are Alex Holt from Annapolis High school and
Joey Miller from Southern High School.
- We participated
in the Buy Local Challenge on July 31, 2018 at Greenstreet
Gardens with Governor Larry Hogan visiting our booth.
- We have partnered with Captain Avery Museum for the Oyster
Festival Event scheduled for Sunday, October 21st. Our
association will be at the raw oyster table, stop by to see us!
We can do more with your help, contact us
or call 410-991-5331 to join and participate.
Piictured above, Alexander Holt, Annapolis High School, will attend John
Hopkins University in the fall and major in environmental engineering
Martin J. Miller, Southern High School, will attend Salisbury
University and major in environmental science. Both young men are
excellent students, community minded, and have tremendous interest in
the Chesapeake Bay