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Jared Hellman of Burke graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelor of arts degree in computer science.

David Hillis of Fairfax Station won a scholarship to attend the Institute of Political Journalism at Georgetown University this summer. He will live on the Georgetown University campus and take two undergraduate courses at the university while working a full-time internship with a media organization downtown. Hillis is also attending lectures at the National Press Club and briefings at the Capitol, the White House and various embassies. Hillis' scholarship was provided by The Fund for American Studies. Hillis is a junior at Cornell University and a graduate of Lake Braddock Secondary School.

Ryan Schuchardt, son of Rick and Jane Schuchardt of Fairfax Station, graduated magna cum laude from the College of William and Mary on May 11 with a bachelor of arts degree in economics.

David T. Ham of Burke received a bachelor of science degree in journalism from Boston University this spring.

Timothy D. Hartnett of Burke received a bachelor of arts in political science from Boston University this spring.

Michelle Horbaly of Burke received a master's of science in applied anatomy and physiology from Boston University this spring.

Turna Ray received of Burke a bachelor of science degree in journalism from Boston University this spring, graduating magna cum laude.

Radford University has selected Emily Anne Swift of Burke as one of the country's most outstanding campus leaders. Her name will be included in the 2002 edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges."

Anne Sikorski of Fairfax Station graduated from Wake Forest University on May 19 with a degree in health and exercise science. She was also a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Ken Baldassari of Fairfax Station was selected to attend Students to Leaders Program (SL2). He will attend SL2 in Washington D.C. July 19-July 23. SL2 is an educational workshop for junior and senior high-school students to develop leadership skills. Baldassari attends Hayfield Secondary School.

Ellen Clark Ahern of Springfield and David Alton Lindholm have each received two scholarships from Cedarville University in Ohio — an Effective Leadership Scholarship and a President's Scholarship. Effective Leadership Scholarships are awarded to first-year students who have high ACT/SAT scores, outstanding character recommendations and extensive extra curricular leadership and service involvement. President's Scholarships are awarded to first-year students who have an ACT score of 30 or better or a SAT score of 1310 or better and a cumulative grade point average over 3.0. In addition, they were both admitted into the honors program. Ahern is a graduate of Lake Braddock Secondary School. Lindholm is a graduate of James W. Robinson Jr. Secondary School.