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The United Negro College Fund has recently received a grant from Minority Counsel Association to establish the MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson Jr. Scholarship program for college seniors entering law school with a particular interest in corporate law. The MCCA will award 10 scholarships at $10,000 per year for up to three years.

James Cantrell of Springfield will participate in the Presidential Parade on Jan. 20, in Washington, D.C., as part of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Regimental Band. Cantrell, a sophomore majoring in general engineering, plays trumpet.

John Puckett of Springfield will participate in the Presidential Parade on Jan. 20, in Washington, D.C., as part of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Regimental Band. Puckett, a sophomore majoring in business, plays trumpet.

Maggie Miller of Springfield was recently named to the dean's list for the 2004 fall semester at James Madison University. Maggie, a junior majoring in print journalism, is the daughter of Susie and Alan Miller. The is also a former intern of the Springfield Connection.

Matthew W. Welch of Springfield, a sophomore at Radford University, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2004 semester. To qualify for the dean's list, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the semester.

Martin Irvine Jr. of Springfield recently received his doctor of philosophy degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Iowa.

Andrew H. Baker of Springfield was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2004 semester at Virginia Tech. To qualify, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Baker is a sophomore majoring in chemistry in the College of Science.

Melinda K. Butterworth Baker of Springfield was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2004 semester at Virginia Tech. To qualify, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Butterworth is a sophomore majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

Minah D. Chang Baker of Springfield was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2004 semester at Virginia Tech. To qualify, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Chang is a senior majoring in fine arts in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

Ali A. Faruqi Baker of Springfield was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2004 semester at Virginia Tech. To qualify, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Faruqi is a junior majoring in accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business.

Sean M. FitzGerald Baker of Springfield was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2004 semester at Virginia Tech. To qualify, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. FitzGerald is a junior majoring in political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Farnoush Ghaderi Baker of Springfield was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2004 semester at Virginia Tech. To qualify, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Ghaderi is a freshman majoring in biology in the College of Science.

Yoftahe Z. Hailu of Springfield was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2004 semester at Virginia Tech. To qualify, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Hailu is a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

Catherine J. Hendershot of Springfield was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2004 semester at Virginia Tech. To qualify, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Hendershot is a sophomore majoring in biology in the College of Science.

Ashley R. Hess of Springfield was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2004 semester at Virginia Tech. To qualify, students must obtain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Hess is a sophomore majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.