Reston School Notes

Reston School Notes

<lst>Send your organization's announcement to The Reston Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail to or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is two weeks before publication. Photos/artwork encouraged. Questions? Call Michael O'Connell at 703-917-6449.

The South Lakes High School Jazz Band will be hosting a fund-raising dinner on May 17 at the Reston Community Center. Familiar jazz songs such as "Night Train," "Green Onions" and "Pink Panther" will be performed with trumpet and saxophone soloists. The dinner starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $17 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets contact the South Lakes Band Director at 703-715-4590.

Melissa Vickers, class of 2003 at South Lakes High School, has been selected to participate in the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) on Medicine & Health Care, a leadership development program for outstanding high school students. The conference will give Melissa the opportunity to study, experience, and develop her leadership skills together with about 1,500 other high school students from the United States and 45 other countries.

Meredith Zukas, daughter of James and Phyllis Zukas of Reston, earned honorable mention dean's list at Lynchburg College, a private college located in Central Virginia, enrolling 2,100 students in the professional, liberal arts and sciences, and graduate studies.

The Environmental Quality Advisory Council of Fairfax County is seeking applications from high school students who are interested in serving on the council as the student member from July 2002 through July 2003. As a member the student will get the opportunity to be involved in the process of making decisions and recommendations that impact the environment in the county. Those interested in serving on the committee can call 703-324-1210 before May 1.

The following local high school reunions are being planned for the summer and fall of 2002. First-Class Reunions is in the process of locating alumni for the 2002 reunion season. Alumni should contact FCR at 888-327-1984 or visit the web site at to update their information.

Herndon, Class of 1982, 20-Year Reunion, TBD date, TBD location

Oakton, Class of 1982, 20-Year Reunion, July 27, Sheraton Premiere - Tyson's Corner

Oakton, Class of 1987, 15-Year Reunion, November 29, 2002, Sheraton Premiere - Tyson's Corner

Oakton, Class of 1992, 10-Year Reunion, August 10, 2002, Holiday Inn - Old Town Alexandria

South Lakes Reston, Class of 1992, 10-Year Reunion, August 17, 2002, Sheraton Reston - Reston

The Council on Family Health urges Americans to know the new nationwide toll-free number for poison control centers: 1-800-222-1222. Telephone emergency stickers are available at no charge by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Council on Family Health, "Emergency Stickers," 1150 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1200-B, Washington, D.C. 20036.

Three Reston residents—Arjun Sud, Marcelo A. Mandolesi, and Mark D. Taczak—were named to Virginia Tech's Dean's List during the fall 2001 semester: