College Notes

College Notes

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Abhay Jain of Fairfax was recently named to the dean's list for the spring 2004 semester at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The University of Chicago awarded a master of arts degree in social service administration to Elizabeth Kuo of Fairfax. A 1987 graduate of South Lakes High School, Kuo is the daughter of Chen Chi, deceased, and Susan Kuo.

Danielle Valentine Sevier of Fairfax entered the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership at Mary Baldwin College. VWIL is a four-year, 24-hour per day comprehensive leadership education program conducted holistically and relying on academic and experiential learning. Sevier is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Sevier.

Patrick C. Sanders of Fairfax enrolled at Colby College this fall. A graduate of James W. Robinson Jr. Secondary School, Sanders is the son of Michael and Brenda Sanders.

The George Mason University Dance Company and Dance Etc. School of the Arts were invited to represent the USA and perform at the 7th annual Beijing International Cultural Tourism Festival 2004. There are a total of 39 student performers, administrators and parents who attended. The groups are led by Mrs. Terry Wang.

Shana Rubenstein has enrolled as a first-year student at Earlham College, in Richmond, Ind. Rubenstein is the daughter of Richard Rubenstein of Fairfax.

Sarah Rich, an Earlham College sophomore, has enrolled as a first-year student at Earlham College. Rich is the daughter of Shirley and Jerry Rich of Fairfax.

Sequina Dubose, a voice student working on her master's degree at George Mason University, was awarded a music scholarship, sponsored by the Clifton Woman's Club.

Katie Broendel of Fairfax was recently inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at the University of Mary Washington. Broendel, a 2002 graduate of Robinson Secondary School, is the daughter of Jane Broendel and Mark Broendel of Fairfax.

Charles Franck, a freshman at American University, participated in a community service project in which freshman students contributed more than 10,000 hours of service at 59 sites around the Washington, D.C. area. Franck, a recent graduate of Fairfax High School, volunteered at Hart Middle School.