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8/28/02

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Melissa Ngan of Vienna graduated from Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester this past spring with a bachelor’s degree in applied music. She is a graduate of George C. Marshall High School.

Christopher Scott Celio of Vienna graduated from the University of Delaware this past spring with a bachelor of arts degree (cum laude).

Geoffrey Joseph Dubin of Vienna graduated from the University of Delaware this past spring with a bachelor of chemical engineering degree.

Brie Anne VanAtta of McLean graduated from the University of Delaware this past spring with a bachelor of science degree.

Pat Thomas of McLean, a graduate of Georgetown Preparatory School, has been awarded a Longbrake Scholarship from The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. He will enter Wooster this fall. Longbrake Scholarships are awarded each year to students who demonstrate academic achievement, success in extracurricular activities and service to others.

Ross Gercenstein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Gercenstein of Great Falls, will attend Brandeis University beginning in the fall of 2002.

David A. Lynch of Great Falls was named to the faculty’s list of notable achievement for the spring term of the 2001-02 academic year at Roanoke College. In order to be named on the list, students must be enrolled in at least one 1-unit course and less than four 1-unit courses, earning a grade point average of 3.0 or above, with no grade below C.

Kevin Viehland of McLean and Chase Maggiano of Vienna were awarded a Freshman Merit Scholarship by the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech. These awards are made to the top 15 percent of the entering Pamplin class, based on three criteria: academic achievement, leadership in extracurricular activities and service to the community. “We are grateful to Pamplin alumni and friends who have made gifts to honor our outstanding freshmen, and we look forward to the continued achievements of these exemplary students,” said Norrine Bailey Spencer, associate dean for undergraduate programs, Pamplin College of Business.