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Matthew Stewart, a 1998 graduate of Herndon High and son of Sally Stewart of Reston, graduated magna cum laude, with a BBA in business management from Radford University. He maintained his standing on the national dean's list for eight semesters. He was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta (Honor Society), and the National Society for Collegiate Scholars during his freshman year. Throughout his academic career he became, a member in good standing in Omicron Delta Kappa (National Leadership Honor Society), Phi Kappa Phi (National Honor Society), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society) and Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. He served as an RA (Resident Assistant) for five semesters and was recognized with the Radford University Senior Excellence Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Service, and the National Residence Hall Honorary.

Reston resident Sareenah Sayall graduated Boston University with a B.A. in international relations this spring.

Patrick D'Silva, son of Brian and Corinne D'Silva of Reston, has been named to the dean's list of Macalester College for academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2002-03 school year. D'Silva was a senior at Macalester last spring.

The South Lakes High School (SLHS) cafeteria team received the Fairfax County Public Schools 2002-2003 Johnie Forte, Jr. Customer Service Award for "outstanding customer service and dedication to the school community." One of only two schools in the whole FCPS.

The SLHS string orchestra was selected by the Virginia Music Educators Association to play at their conference in Norfolk this coming November. It is the only string orchestra in the state given the honor.

Volunteers are needed to help with the Reston Community Center Clubhouse After School Program. Volunteers will assist children, grades 3-6, with homework assignments and other activities. The Clubhouse will be held at Terraset Elementary School from Sept. 15, 2003 through May 7, 2004. Volunteers will work one or more days per week during the hours of 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m. on Mondays and 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. A maximum of 40 elementary school children will attend the program. Volunteers should be mature individuals with experience working with children, able to tutor elementary school subjects and help with school projects and able to communicate effectively. Contact Julie Windsor, youth director, at 703-648-2836 or e-mail julie.windsor@fairfaxcounty.gov. Interviews, orientation and training for the RCC Clubhouse will be conducted throughout the year.