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<cl>Scott Obenchain received the Phi Delta Kappa Friend of Education award at its annual dinner in recognition of his outstanding service to the Theatre Arts department at South Lakes High School for 14 years. During this time, he has worked on over 30 productions, contributing more than 5,000 volunteer hours of technical support for the productions. At right, he poses with theater director Maria Harris.

<lst>Reston resident and Herndon High School freshman Brian Scarbrough's original composition, "Twinkle Starlight" will be performed on June 10 at Herndon High School. Scarbrough plays in the advanced Symphonic Orchestra at Herndon High School and his work is dedicated to the graduating orchestra members.

Allison Jean Hall from Reston was named to Ohio Wesleyan University's dean's list for the Spring 2004 semester. She is a graduate of South Lakes High School.

Cornelia Day Glavin of Reston graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Wakeforest University on May 17. She received her degree in communicatons.

Joshua Doherty of South Lakes High School has been named as one of six Fairfax County Public School winners of college-sponsored scholarships by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Doherty received the University of Richmond merit scholarship. College-sponsored merit scholarships provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

Aldrin Elementary School 6th graders, Lara Sullenberger, Sarah Skinner, Danielle Theberge and Colleen McDougall participated in the annual Herndon Pyramid Concert on May 18 at Herndon High School. Top musicians from Aldrin, Armstrong, Dranesville, Herndon, Hutchison and Oak Hill elementary schools participated in the concert that included the Herndon Middle School Symphonic Band and the Herndon High School Wind Ensemble. The bands were directed by

Richard Bergman, Christopher Cunningham, Sharon J. Bonneau, Deni Humphreys, Cara Chaapel, Robert Isle, Marsha J. Tarr and Theresa Tomko-Woodall.

The League of Reston Artists (LRA) has announced the 2004 LRA Art Scholarship Award Winners from Herndon High School. Anne Marley, a graduating senior from Reston, was awarded a $250 scholarship to study photography at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, D.C. Alexander Huneke, of Herndon, was awarded a $250 scholarship to study fine art at the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida . The LRA awards a $250 scholarship to a graduating senior accepted to study art at an academic institution after graduation and a $250 scholarship to a graduating senior accepted to study photography at an academic institution after graduation. In addition to the scholarships, Marley and Huneke will be invited to exhibit their work at the upcoming League of Reston Artists Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, June 7-July 6 at the Jo Ann Rose Gallery of the Reston Community Center at Lake Anne Plaza.

The following Reston students enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the dean's list for the Spring 2004 semester: Allison Brown, a junior majoring in biology in the College of Science; Michael Cavalieri, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering; Lauren Fallabel, a senior majoring in human development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Elizabeth McConnell, a senior majoring in biology in the College of Science; Kristen Walsh, a sophomore majoring in biology in the College of Science; Mila Aldrin, a sophomore majoring in university studies interdisciplinary at Virginia Tech; Megan Callahan, a senior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Sanda Chelliah, a senior majoring in biology in the College of Science; Julia Fox, a senior majoring in civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering; Trevor Harvey, a sophomore majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Lauren Howard, a junior majoring in economics in the College of Science; Benjamin Hurwitz, a senior majoring in statistics in the College of Science; Patricia Jaron, a junior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Amy Konigsburg, a freshman majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Jennifer Magathan, a senior majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies; Kelly Magathan, a junior majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Marcelo Mandolesi, a senior majoring in finance in the R.B. Pamplin College of Business; Rebecca Overbagh, a junior majoring in human development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Grant Snodgrass, a senior majoring in English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Raksha Vasudevan, a junior majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies; Grace Zoller, a sophomore majoring in psychology in the College of Science; Kiri Aitken, a sophomore majoring in university studies interdisciplinary at Virginia Tech; Ryan Ambs, a sophomore majoring in finance in the R.B. Pamplin College of Business; Terry Banks, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering; Emily Feagan, a junior majoring in horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Alison Havermann, a senior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Brent Jacobe, a junior majoring in business information technology in the R.B. Pamplin College of Business; Darren Jacobe, a junior majoring in accounting and information systems in the R.B. Pamplin College of Business; Matthew Kushin, a senior majoring in psychology in the College of Science; Shannon Logan, a junior majoring in business information technology in the R.B. Pamplin College of Business; Ian Marley, a senior majoring in aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering; Kristen Poole, a junior majoring in marketing management in the R.B. Pamplin College of Business; Paul Prishivalko, a senior majoring in computer engineering in the College of Engineering; Brandan Smestad, a sophomore majoring in business in the R.B. Pamplin College of Business; Sarah Smith, a senior majoring in English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; Kathryn Stuard, a senior majoring in psychology in the College of Science; Mark Taczak, a senior majoring in materials science and engineering in the College of Engineering; Michael Taczak, a junior majoring in computer engineering in the College of Engineering; Graham Terban, a senior majoring in biology in the College of Science, and Michael Thompson, a senior majoring in international studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Online and telephone registration is now open for the summer sessions at Northern Virginia Community College through the NovaConnect system. Classes begin June 28 for the second six-week session. To access NovaConnect, go to http://www.nvcc.edu, and click on the NovaConnect icon. Call 703-257-6600 for more information.