On March 7, the Herndon Parks and Recreation Department held the 2004 Super Shooter Contest. Seventy-two competitors participated in the event and the top three finishers in each male and female age division received an award. Jonathan Beltran and Sara Valcourt were the top overall shooters in the male and female divisions respectively, both making 12 of 15 shots. The top finishers in each division were: Conner Keesling, Kevin Leahy, Jack Madden (Boys 9-10); Meredith Vanderwal, Rachel Baroody, Mayumi Shill (Girls 9-10); Jonathan Beltran, Aubrey Vickery, Bryan Violette (Boys 11-12); Amanda Roht, Kate Wester, Alexandra Wells (Girls 11-12); Andrew Waters, Kyle Holbrook, Glenn Bond (Boys 13-14); Sara Valcourt, Kaley Mosher, Erika Duran (Girls 13-14); Blake Esse, Mohammed Asif, Andrew Baroody (Boys 15-17); and Lauren King (Girls 15-17).
Kristen Owens, daughter of Bill and Carol Owens of Herndon, has recently become a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society at Virginia Tech. Phi Sigma Theta is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and rewarding academic achievement in undergraduates at institutions of higher learning.
The new Hunter Mill representative for the Park Authority Board is Glenda M. Blake. Blake is a resident of Herndon and was raised in Fairfax County in the Route One corridor. She brings more than 20 years of management and direct service experience in both the public and private sector to this volunteer position.