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Camps and Schools 8-20-03

The St. Francis Episcopal Day School in Potomac will be offering a 10-week parenting class for parents of children ages 4 to 12. The class will be held on Tuesday evenings beginning on Sept. 16. To register call 301-929-8824.

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington in Rockville will be offering a 10-week parenting class for parents of children ages 4 to 12. The class will be held on Thursday mornings beginning on Sept. 18. The Center will also offer an eight-week parenting class for parents of children from birth to age 4. The class will be held on Wednesdays beginning on Oct. 3. To register call 301-929-8824.

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Joshua Adler of Potomac was recently named to the dean's list at Roger Williams University for the Spring 2003 Semester.

Lindsay L. Clayton, daughter of David and Lauretta Clayton of Potomac, has received the Rufus Choate Scholar Award from Dartmouth College. Rufus Choate Scholars are those students whose grade point averages are among the top five percent in the College for the academic year.

Johanna N. Paretzky daughter of Kenneth and Yvonne Paretzky of Potomac graduated from Harvard College on June 5. Paretzky graduated with a bachelors degree, magna cum laude. Paretzky was active in extracurricular activities at Harvard including president 2002-2003 and vice president 2001-2002 of the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College; leadership council coordinator for Harvard Hillel; and musical director for the Sisters of Kuumba.

Jessica Simon of Rockville was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University. A rising sophomore majoring in English and textual studies, Jessica Simon is a 2002 graduate of Wootton High School.

Heather Stacey Speert of Potomac received a bachelor of science degree, graduating cum laude, with a major in human and organizational development, during a recent commencement ceremony at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.

Christina T. Tian, of Bethesda received a Bachelor of Science degree in buisness administration and management from Boston University.

Ryan Charles Thies of Potomac received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in history during a recent commencement ceremony at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.

Karen Lynn Weaver of Potomac received a Bachelor of Arts degree in child development with an early childhood education concentration during a recent commencement ceremony at Lasell College in Newton, Mass.

Kimberly Page Wells of Potomac received a Bachelor of Arts degree in management during the spring 2003 c ommencement exercises from Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa.

Matthew Winer of Potomac recently completed Syracuse University's six week Summer College program held earlier this summer. The program allows high school students to participate in one of 10 six-week academic programs taught by Syracuse University faculty.

Christopher Wolland a resident of Potomac and graduate of Georgetown Day High School received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience and Behavior Program at Wesleyan University.

Terry Elizabeth Larson Wurglitz of North Potomac was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology-environmental studies during a recent commencement ceremony at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

Meryl Laura Yoches of Potomac was named to the dean’s list with high honors for the spring semester at Connecticut College in New London.

Potomac students Frank Hanchong Lee, Kitciu Soraya Zinat Bachowski, Elizabeth Blake Keeley, and Martin Shone Bahar were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Sciences in Nashville, Tenn. Caroline Hughes deMonasterio received honors at Vanderbiltís School of Engineering, and George Vassilios Bikakis and Enrique Jose Montes received high honors at the School of Engineering. Jason Wei-Kang Tan of North Potomac received highest honors.