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Camps and Schools 7-2-03

Children in pre-kindergarten through sixth grades can join the fun at The Fourth Presbyterian School’s summer camp. “Summer Splash” is a six-week program with a host of activities designed to help kids have fun, make new friends and learn about God and the Bible. The school’s 30-acre wooded campus in Potomac includes a pool facility. Campers can enjoy swim lessons, Bible stories, arts and crafts, music, nature hikes and recreational sports. Camp ends Friday, August 1. Call 301-765-8136 or visit www.fourthschool.org and click “Upcoming Events.”

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

The Potomac Almanac welcomes school news and events, as well as notes on the accomplishments of local students. Mail to 10220 River Road, Potomac, MD 20854, fax to 703-917-0991, or e-mail at almanac@connectionnewspapers.com. Photos are encouraged.

Jessica Chen and Michael Kovak, both 2003 graduates of Winston Churchill High School, were among 13 winners in the C-SPAN and Comcast Students and Leaders scholarship competition. Scholarships were awarded based on essays each applicant wrote about leadership and public service.

Semhal Abbay of Potomac received a doctorate of medicine from Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Elizabeth M. Brauer of Potomac received a bachelor of science degree, Magna Cum Laude, in management during a recent commencement ceremony at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.

Michelle Cohen of Potomac received a bachelor of science degree from Emory College of Emory University in Atlanta.

Jesse R. Fox of Potomac graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in physics and music from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. A graduate of Georgetown Day School, Fox was a dean’s list student at Bates, where he received the College Key Music Award for outstanding service to campus musical organizations. Fox was elected to Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, for his independent research accomplishments. He was president of the Jazz Band, a member of the Bates Orchestra, the Javanes Gamelan Ensemble and the ice hockey club. Fox was also a disc jockey on the campus radio station and a member of Bates’ student government.

Michael Gadbaw of Potomac was named to the dean’s list at Emory University in Atlanta.

Alexander M. Gormley of Potomac was named to the dean’s list for the 2002-03 academic year at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

David Greenberg of Potomac received a bachelor of business administration from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University in Atlanta.

Danna Louise Gutman of Rockville was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Drew University in Madison, N.J.

Taku Kambayashi of Potomac received a doctor of philosophy degree from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in Emory University in Atlanta.

Graham C. Keithley of Potomac graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in political science and history from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. A graduate of St. Andrew’s Episcopal and a dean’s list student at Bates, Keithley was a volunteer with Bates Emergency Medical Services.

Melanie Demetra Konstantopoulos, daughter of George and Irene Konstantopoulos of Potomac, was inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Melanie Konstantopoulos, a 2002 graduate from Holton-Arms, attends George Washington University, where she was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.

Charlotte Kvasnovsky of Potomac received a bachelor of science degree from Emory College of Emory University in Atlanta.

Peter W. Labourdette of Potomac received a bachelor of arts degree in geography during May commencement ceremonies at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt.

Jessica London of Potomac received a bachelor of business administration from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University in Atlanta.

Philip Lloyd Martin of Potomac received a doctorate in veterinary medicine during spring commencement exercises at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan.

Christopher McLoughlin of Potomac was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Mount St. Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Md.

Amina Mirza of Potomac received a doctor of law degree from Emory University in Atlanta.

Erin L. Rosenthal received a bachelor of science degree in management during a recent commencement ceremony at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.

Elizabeth Schaeffer of Potomac was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Mount St. Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Md.

Katherine Shelton of Potomac was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Emory College in Atlanta.

James Steele of Potomac received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory College of Emory University in Atlanta.

Mark Wernick, son of Ina and Jerry Wernick of Potomac, graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, honorary medical society. Dr. Wernick will begin his residency training in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Richard Wernick, also son of Ina and Jerry Wernick of Potomac, was named to the dean’s list at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and was admitted to the Keenan Flagler Business School at UNC Chapel Hill.

Daniela Villacres of Potomac received a bachelor of arts degree from Emory College of Emory University in Atlanta.

Aaron Yoches of Potomac received dean’s honors at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio, where Yoches studies management.