College Notes

College Notes

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Jamie Leigh Holt of Burke was one of the 4,000 recipients of a Kansas State University scholarship. Holt received $1,000 from the Kansas State University Alumni Association.

Christine Ruggles, daughter of Frederick and Donna Ruggles of Springfield, recently participated in the annual scholarship competition at Lynchburg College. The competition aimed at recognizing the achievements of those students who excel in the traditions of scholarship, leadership and community service. Ruggles has been accepted to Lynchburg and is presently a senior at Robert E. Lee High School.

Rebecca Marie Nelson of Fairfax has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honor Society. Membership is by invitation only to the top 15 percent of juniors and seniors in all fields of study. Nelson is majoring in International Studies with concentration on International Economics. After spending her junior year studying at Cambridge University in Great Britain, she will return to Johns Hopkins next year to finish her senior year. Nelson is a graduate of Robinson Secondary School.

Anna Grace Hayes of Burke recently received a faculty scholarship at Cedarville University of Ohio. Faculty scholarships are awarded to first year students who have high ACT/SAT scores and a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher. A senior at Trinity Christian School, Hayes is the daughter of Tom and Ginnie Hayes of Burke. She plans to major in Bible studies as well as history and political science.

Karim Muasher of Fairfax appeared in the Dec. 5-8 production of "November Girls" presented by the Ithaca College Theatre. Muasher is an acting major in Ithaca's School of Humanities and Sciences.

David Hodges, son of Thomas and Patricia Hodges of Burke, has been selected to play in the Lynchburg College wind ensemble. Hodges, a sophomore majoring in computer science, plays trumpet. He is a 2001 graduate of Lake Braddock Secondary School.

Nathaniel Bulls, son of Herman and Iris Bulls of Fairfax, participated in Earlham College’s Gospel Revelations Choir Christmas Concert in December. Earlham College is in Richmond, Ind.

Jess Robinson of Fairfax was recognized for completing General University Honors at Syracuse University. Requirements include achieving the Dean’s List and successfully completing honors courses.

Paul Sturtevant of Springfield is a member of the Windjammer Ensemble at Syracuse University. Windjammer is a 12-voice group that performs throughout the Northeast.

Kristina Gibb of Fairfax Station spent the fall 2002 semester studying in London, England, through Syracuse University’s Division of International Programs abroad. Gibb is majoring in art photography at Syracuse University.

Leigh Holst of Springfield spent the fall 2002 semester in Madrid, Spain, through Syracuse University’s Division of International Programs Abroad. Holst is majoring in communications at University of San Diego.

Aaron Mayo, son of Sue and Bud Mayo of Burke, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N. C. He is a graduate of Lake Braddock Secondary School.