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Two Fairfax County high-school students were awarded college scholarships by the Vienna Women’s Club. The awards went to Mary McCarthy of Madison High School and Sahar Karima of Marshall High School.

Scott William Norville, son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Norville of Vienna, graduated from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA with a bachelor of arts degree in political science on May 19.

Robert W. Serig, son of Howard and Robin Serig of Vienna, has been chosen to attend the 2002 Virginia Program at Oxford University in England. Serig will join 27 students from five Virginia Colleges. During this six-week program of study at St. Anne’s College beginning June 24, all participants will earn two units or six-semester hours of credit.

Susan Coughlin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Coughlin III of McLean, after earning an average of 90 or above during the term, has been named to the dean’s list at Hamilton College for the 2002 spring semester. Coughlin, a rising senior majoring in mathematics, is a graduate of McLean High School.

Coastal Carolina University is pleased to announce that Great Falls resident Heather L. Sborz, Oakton resident Kimberly A. Marceau and Vienna resident Danielle A. Jenkins have made its dean’s list. To make the list, underclassmen must earn a 3.25 GPA and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 GPA.

Four Local college students received honors during Honors Day on May 3 at the University of Delaware. All the awardees needed a GPA of 3.0 or higher to be eligible. Amy K. Servidea of Vienna was recognized by the Mortar Board, a national college senior honor society, for her outstanding scholarship, leadership and service; Francesca B. Holzheimer of McLean was recognized by Omicron Delta Epsilon, an international honorary society, for her scholastic attainment in economics; Rebecca F. Berman of Vienna was recognized by Omicron Delta Kappa, a national honor society, for her leadership, scholarship and service; and Christopher S. Celio of Vienna was named to Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest national honorary society, for his superior scholarly attainment in the liberal arts and sciences.

Amanda L Cooper, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Z. Cooper of Vienna, received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in sociology from Roanoke College. Cooper received cum laude distinction.

John Wildt of Vienna was recently inducted into the University of Alabama (UA) chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta on the Tuscaloosa campus. Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that recognizes academic excellence among first-year students. It was founded at the University of Illinois in 1924. Today, Alpha Lambda Delta has over 230 chapters throughout the nation. Membership in Alpha Lambda Delta is open to full-time freshmen students who earn a scholastic average of 3.5 or better at a four-year college or university. The UA chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta has 374 members.

Scott William Norville, son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Norville of Vienna, graduated from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., with a bachelor of arts degree in political science.

Jessica L. Bellama, daughter of Nancy McCharen and David Bellama of Vienna received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and international studies, cum laude, from Kenyon College. She earned distinction on both of her senior excercises and a membership in the national honorary society for international studies, Sigma Iota Rho.