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Elise Fasick of Springfield has been selected to receive the Dorothy Dougherty and William Benedict Ross Scholarship in Education for the 2003-04 school year at Mary Washington College. The $3,200 scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student majoring in education. Fasick is the daughter of Robert and Antonia Fasick of Springfield and is a 2000 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School. She is a senior majoring in Spanish education and a member of Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Sigma Iota and Alpha Phi Sigma.

Hatem Ben-Mousa of Springfield is one of 50 U.S. high school students selected in national competition to represent the United States in the international student bodies of the United World College school. He is also the recipient of a Davis Scholarship, a scholarship that covers the full cost of tuition, room and board for two years at a United World College.

United World College schools are two-year, pre-university residential schools in Britain, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Norway, Singapore, Swaziland and the United States that are dedicated to international understanding.