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All Star Student Receives Scholarship from Calvert Sheriff


Megan Woodard receives a $750 scholarship from Calvert Sheriff Evans. Pictured left to right are Sheriff Evans, Megan Woodard, Jackie Weston (grandmother), Christine Tomlinson (mother), and Mike Tomlinson (father). (Submitted photo)
Megan Woodard receives a $750 scholarship from Calvert Sheriff Evans. Pictured left to right are Sheriff Evans, Megan Woodard, Jackie Weston (grandmother), Christine Tomlinson (mother), and Mike Tomlinson (father). (Submitted photo)

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Aug. 25, 2008)—On Wednesday, August 13, Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans awarded Megan Woodard the Maryland Chief's of Police Scholarship Award in the amount of $750 and a sheriff's salute acknowledging her as a recipient of the award.

Woodard is a recent graduate of Calvert High School in Prince Frederick. The Sheriff's Office says Woodard was awarded the scholarship based on her continuing education in the law enforcement field, her high grade point average, and her involvement in her community and in school activities.

While in high school, Woodard served as a student ambassador in the People to People Club, which traveled to Australia, Fiji, and New Zealand as good will student ambassadors representing the United States. She was on the honor roll while at Calvert High and was a member of the National Honor Society. She lettered in softball, volleyball, and the swim team, and also served as team captain of the Varsity Volleyball team. She achieved 16th in States on the breast stroke and her team ranked 8th in Maryland state while on the swim team.

Woodard will be attending Hiram University in Ohio this fall majoring in criminal justice. She was awarded a $27,000 per year academic scholarship by the school.

Also in attendance for the award ceremony was her father, Mike Tomlinson, who is currently a Deputy Sheriff with the Calvert County Sheriff's Office, her mother, Christine Tomlinson, and her grandmother, Jackie Weston.

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