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Lockheed Martin representatives recently met with faculty of Prince George's Community College, in Prince George's County, Md., and the University of Maryland-College Park to sign an agreement that will fund the college education of future engineers and computer scientists. Potomac High School, in Oxon Hill, has created a new academy of science and technology to interest students in careers in technology. Lockheed Martin, based in Bethesda, supplied computers for its laboratory and will provide periodic lecturers and mentors. Potomac officials will select five freshman students annually for admission to Prince George's Community College to earn associate's degrees in one of several technical disciplines. The students will then transfer to the University of Maryland to earn their bachelors degrees in engineering or one of several other designated technical degrees. The program is being funded through a foundation at the community college. The first Potomac students will enter the college following graduation in 2007. . . . Douglas J. Delaney has been named director for US sales at Cynosure Inc., a Chelmsford, Mass., developer of laser solutions for aesthetic medicine. Delaney was previously national sales manager at Altus Medical; he also held positions at Coherent Medical Inc., which is now part of Lumenis, Spacelabs Medical and MCI.
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