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The Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) is hosting College for Kids, with day camps for all ages and interests.

* Academic Camp. Power Academy, for grades 1 through 8, focuses on developing English and math skills, but finds time for cultural history, art, basketball and soccer instruction as well. The four-week session is offered through Friday, Aug. 20. Students attend Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

To register or for more information visit www.nvcc.edu/annandale/continuing/kids.htm or call 703-323-3102. The Annandale Campus is located at 8333 Little River Turnpike.

The West Springfield Class of 1994 celebrate its 10-year reunion on Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Springfield Hilton. Friday evening is "Meet and Mingle." On Saturday, a Family Picnic at WSHS, and in the evening, a dinner reception at the Springfield Hilton. For more information, contact Bill Gibson, 703-913-3924 or Preston Parker, prparker@deloitte.com.

Robinson Secondary's class of 1974 celebrates its 30-year reunion Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Hyatt Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis, Arlington. For more information, visit www.GreatReunions.com.

Lake Braddock Summer Marching Band Camp 2004 takes place Aug. 16-20, for percussion and color guard only. For more information, call 703-455-8091 or 703-426-1000.

Lake Braddock High School's class of 1994 celebrates its 10 year reunion on Oct. 2 at the Hyatt Arlington, 1325 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. For more information, visit www.GreatReunions.com.

Lake Braddock High School's class of 1984 celebrates its 20 year reunion on Oct. 9, at Doubletree Hotel Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. For more information, visit www.GreatReunions.com.

Fairfax High School's class of 1974 celebrates its 30-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 6, at Hyatt Fair Lakes Hotel, 12777 Fair Lakes Circle. For more information, visit www.GreatReunions.com.

Jennifer Brumbaugh, a senior Girl Scout of Burke, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award for her work in assembling quilts and blankets for the local American Red Cross chapter to use during disaster response. The Gold Award is the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting.

Elaine Chang, a senior Girl Scout of Burke, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this award, Elaine and other volunteers visited nursing home residents regularly over 8 months.

Stephanie Hobart, a senior Girl Scout of Fairfax Station, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this accolade Stephanie conducted a Quilting Day with volunteers and donated the finished products to a hospital and local church to be used for terminally ill pediatric patients.

Anne Jaskot, a senior Girl Scout of Burke, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this recognition, Anne and other volunteers helped measure the level of light pollution in Fairfax County by organizing a star count.

Jessica Johnson, a senior Girl Scout of Burke, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this award, Jessica taught theater workshops to at-risk children in order to build their self-esteem, confidence, interaction with others and ability to read and memorize.

Alexis Kuiper, a senior Girl Scout of Fairfax, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this recognition, Alexis worked with another Girl Scout to organize a conservation expo for the purpose of educating young girls about careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

Magarette Le, a senior Girl Scout of Springfield, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this honor, Magarette and other volunteers worked with elementary age children at a local YMCA in educational and fun activities.

Lauren Marziani, a senior Girl Scout of Fairfax, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this accolade Lauren constructed board games to be used in preparation for Virginia's Standard of Learning Test.

Jaime Murphy, a senior Girl Scout of Fairfax, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this award, Jaime designed and created the Peanut Butter Pit at the Challenge Course at Camp Crowell.

Erin Reilly, a senior Girl Scout of Fairfax, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this award, Erin made a user-friendly set of sheet music for her school's Tiny Tots concert in the winter.

Margarete Rosenkranz, a senior Girl Scout of Fairfax, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this honor, Margarete organized a reading program for a local elementary school.

Claire White, a senior Girl Scout of Burke, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this honor, Claire designed, compiled and edited a student resource for Volunteer Fairfax, a service organization.

Giant Food LLC recently presented West Springfield High School with a check for $7,759.15, from the company's 2003-04 A+ BonusBucks program. West Springfield was one of the top 10 cash grant recipients from the 2003-04 program.

Kimberly Ogren was recently awarded a John Dickinson Scholarship from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. A senior at Lake Braddock Secondary School, she is the daughter of Cindy and Tedd Ogren of Burke.

The Lake Braddock Secondary School Symphonic Band has been invited to perform at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic on Thursday, Dec. 16, in Chicago. More than 14,000 professional music educators and performers from around the world are expected to attend the conference. The band, under the direction of Roy Holder, will perform an hour-long concert including a commissioned work; a Sousa march; a selection featuring Roger Berhend, a euphonium soloist with the U.S. Navy Band; and the overture from Giuseppe Verdi’s "La Forza del Destino."

Cheryl Allen of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology completed her yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Jamey Chianetta of Garfield Elementary School completed the yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Heather Cox of Jackson Middle School completed her yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Erin Jones of West Springfield Elementary School completed the yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Twila Mack of Olde Creek Elementary School completed the yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Jessica Pritchett from Lake Braddock Secondary School has been selected to attend Governor's School for Humanities at the University of Richmond. To be selected to participate in Governor's School, students must be nominated by their high school.

Heather Shuttleworth from Edison High School has been selected to attend Governor's School for Humanities at the University of Richmond. To be selected to participate in Governor's School, students must be nominated by their high school.

Thuy-Van Tina Ho of Springfield has been selected to receive the 2004 Laura Ashley Piper scholarship from Fairfax County Public Schools. Tina Ho is a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.

Seventh graders Leslie Giles and Elizabeth Angel of Fairfax received the second-place award in Campaign Cam, a student-produced video documentary contest sponsored by C-SPAN. Their video, "Voting Machines: Past, Present and Future," won Leslie and Elizabeth a $1,500 cash prize.

Kyle Willstatter, son of retired Navy Reserve Cmdr. and Mrs. Kurt Willstatter of Burke, recently participated in the U.S. Naval Academy's week-long summer seminar program in Annapolis, Md. Willstatter is currently attending Lake Braddock Secondary School.

W.T. Woodson High School students Peter Andre, Dayna Atiyeh, Andrew Beck, Rachel Becker, Elizabeth Cunningham, Richard Cutts, David Donnelly, Elizabeth Eckels, Kayla Feller, Christopher Hain, Joanna Herrmann, Raymond John, Katie Johnson, Kevin Koser, Benjamin Linfield, Grant Miller, Jennifer Nelson, Michael Neri, James Rowan, Elissa Williams, were among the graduates whom received a final grade of 4.0 or higher during their four years at the school.

Alexander Collier Appleman of Fairfax Station achieved Honor Roll at Mercerburg Academy for the Spring term. To qualify, students must obtain a GPA of 80-89. Alexander, a ninth grader, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Appleman.

Lee Karlsson, a student at Bishop Ireton High School, has been selected to attend this summer's Governor's School for Visual & Performing Arts at the University of Richmond. This intensive four-week program is designed to encourage students' individual growth as well as to challenge them to achieve personal excellence in their fields.

Woodson High School student Laura Honan recently participated in the U.S. Naval Academy's week-long summer seminar program in Annapolis, Md. The program was designed to give students a taste of the challenges and benefits of a Naval Academy education through academics, physical training and other challenges.

Kimberly R. Vowell, daughter of Karen M. and Joseph W. Vowell of Springfield, recently participated in the Naval Academy’s week-long summer seminar program in Annapolis, Md. This seminar was designed for upcoming students to get a feel for the challenges and benefits of a Navel Academy education.

Jonathan D. Crespo, son of Carole C. and Alfredo Crespo of Springfield, recently participated in the Naval Academy’s week-long summer seminar program in Annapolis, Md. This seminar was designed for upcoming students to get a feel for the challenges and benefits to a Navel Academy education.

Ryan T. Newmeyer, son of Navy Cmdr. Kevin P. Newmeyer of Springfield, recently participated in the Naval Academy’s week-long summer seminar program in Annapolis, Md. This seminar was designed for upcoming students to get a feel for the challenges and benefits to a Navel Academy education.

The following students of the Springfield area have been inducted into the 2003-04 National Honor Roll:

Robert A Bethea, Lauren Brown, Michael J Campbell, Sarah French, Ann Fu, Bernadette N Gaston, Sharon Gonzales, Suraya Hassani, Silvia T Henriquez, Claire E Howard, Katherine Ibarra, Ashley Jackson, Josh Koch, Callyn A Lepine, Sara Ann Lu, Van-anh T Nguyen, Muhammad Siddiki, Oshila Sulaiman, Andrea Terrazas and Jiang Ling Wang. The National Honor Roll recognizes high achieving high school and middle school students.

The following students of the Burke/Fairfax Station area have been inducted into the 2003-04 National Honor Roll:

Hayoung Bae, Justine Barry, Lisa Braverman, Candice Celestin, Yerin Cho, Sun-young Chung, Crystal Courtney, David Culver, Angela Diamond, Alexandra Eichel, Kathryn Farenish, Katherine Fleming, Aisha Gawad, Elizabeth Marie Gombert, Stephanie Goral, Jenny Gurman, Katrina Heyrana, Cristina Jaguaco, Renisha Jones, Cyprian Kibuka, Kayse Lynn Kosar, Tessa Lahr, William M Landrum IV, Roxanne K Libby, Teresa Lin, Madelynne Manansala, Melissa Martinelli, Sarah Lynne Moore, Michael J Noce, Maria J Obando, Jonathan Olinto, Doohwan Park, Sungeun Grace Park, Rosena Phan, Samantha Poyta, Courtney V Quintos, Blanca Crystal Reinaltt, Robert A Robbins, Ashley Marie Romanias, Rami Sabri, Brandon Smith, Amanda Stephens, Martina Witcher and Catherine C Yu.

The National Honor Roll recognizes high achieving high school and middle school students.