Travis Reece of La Plata was named Charles County's "Most Beautiful Person" at the 19th Annual Charles County Recognition Ceremony and Reception held Tuesday, October 4, at the Charles County Government Building. Ten-year-old Travis will represent the County at a statewide awards ceremony with Governor Erhlich scheduled to take place November 8, in Annapolis. Runner-ups were Charles W. Wills of Indian Head and George Arthur Smith of Waldorf.
In addition to Reece, Wills and Smith, 11 other County residents were nominated as Charles County's Beautiful Citizens and recognized at Tuesday's ceremony. They included: Darlene Adams; Betty Bowling; Michael Capps; Amy Gallo; Gloria Hampton; Judy Melvin; Richard Reckeweg; James Taylor; Sandy Tucker; Bonnie Walden; and Vivian Warren.
The "Maryland You Are Beautiful" Volunteer Awards Program, held in conjunction with the Charles County Commissioners, the Office of Tourism, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development and the Governor's Office, honors the unsung heroes who generously volunteer their time, energy and talents to help make Charles County a better place to live, work and visit.