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Prince Frederick teen earns award for jousting prowess

MillerJoustingMikayla Miller was recently presented with the Touch of Class Award for her achievement in the sport of jousting.

When her mother tells people Mikayla jousts, most are appalled.

“The usual comment is, ‘You let your daughter do what?’” says Miller, a 17-year-old from Prince Frederick. “We try to be specific and say ‘ring joust.’”

Six Annapolis area students overcome odds to graduate

By Hannah Anderson

Graduating from high school is a milestone for all students, but for some it's even more momentous. For a student with cerebral palsy, two who survived cancer, one who had dropped out and two who struggled academically, graduation day signifies the ability to overcome potential obstacles on the road to educational success.

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