People Notes

People Notes

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Elizabeth Chuba of Herndon was named to the Honor's List under an honorable mention at Roanoke College in Salem, for earning between a 3.00 and a 3.49 GPA for the 2004-2005 school year. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Chuba of Herndon. Roanoke College is a co-ed liberal arts college with 1,700 students — the second-oldest Lutheran-related college in the nation.

Michael L. Walker graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.

The 33 days of training provides professional training and evaluation for all cadets in the aspects of military life, administration and logistical support. Although continued military training and leadership development is included in the curriculum, the primary focus of the course is to develop and evaluate each cadet's officer potential as a leader by exercising the cadet's intelligence, common sense, ingenuity and stamina. The cadet command assesses each cadet's performance and progress in officer traits, qualities and professionalism while attending the course.

He is the son of Steven W. Walker of Falls Manors Court, Great Falls and Victoria S. Walker of Myterra Way, Herndon.

Army Pvt. Elizabeth J. Cannon has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

She is the daughter of Joyce A. Cannon of St. Simons Drive, Bluffton, S.C.

Her husband, James, is the son of Bill and Carol Hollar of Willow Spring Court, Herndon.

Cannon is a 1997 graduate of Robinson High School, Fairfax.