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Alexa Brooks-Kenney of Springfield, a 2002 graduate of Bishop O’Connell High School, has been named a Trustee Scholar at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa.

Selected from among Lafayette’s top applicants, Trustee Scholars have distinguished themselves through exceptional academic achievement in high school. Recipients get a minimum scholarship of $7,500 (totaling $30,000 over four years) or a grant in the full amount of their demonstrated financial need if the need is more than $7,500.

Brooks-Kenney is one of 41 Trustee Scholars in the class of 2006.

Erin Catherine McCarthy of Fairfax earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Deleware this Spring.

James Dishmon of Burke, Trevor Smith of Fairfax, and Mary Wojanis of Springfield were awarded Freshman Merit Scholarships by the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech. These awards are given to the top 15% of the entering Pamplin class. The award is based on academic achievement, leadership in extra curricular activities, and service to community.

Natalie Gessert of Fairfax was named to the faculty’s list of honorable mention for the spring term of the 2001-02 academic year at Roanoke College. In order to be named to the list, students must be enrolled in at least four units during the term and earn a grade point average between 3.00 and 3.49 in these courses, with no grade lower than a C.

Christopher Berndsen of Burke was named to the faculty’s list of honorable mention for the spring term of the 2001-02 academic year at Roanoke College. In order to be named to the list, students must be enrolled in at least four units during the term and earn a grade point average between 3.00 and 3.49 in these courses, with no grade lower than a C.

Katherine Cooper of Fairfax was named to the faculty’s list of honorable mention for the spring term of the 2001-02 academic year at Roanoke College. In order to be named to the list, students must be enrolled in at least four units during the term and earn a grade point average between 3.00 and 3.49 in these courses, with no grade lower than a C.

Bryan Sanford of Springfield has been awarded the Concord College Undergraduate Scholarship from Concord College in West Virginia.