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Elizabeth Duvall of Potomac was recently admitted to the National Youth Leadership Forum on Technology (NYLF/TECH) in San Jose, California, along with 1,800 other high school students for an exploration of the field of technology. The program runs from June 27-July 6.

Brandon Harker of Potomac, son of Suzanne Eastman and Timothy Harker, recently graduated from Greensboro College in North Carolina.

Boston University graduates from Potomac:

Aakshee Chawla, B.A. in International Relations

Alexis N Depetris, J.D. in Law, cum laude

Robin H. Kao, B.A. in Archaeology

Jaclyn E. Klueger, B.A. in Psychology

Roxana Rafatjah, B.S. in Communication

Andrew W. Truehart, B.A. in Philosophy, magna cum laude

Julie A. Wolman, B.S. in Hospitality Administration

Boston Universtiy graduates from Bethesda:

Shannon B. Carroll, B.A. in Biology with a Specialization in Marine Science

Emily D. King, B.S. in Hospitality Administration, magna cum laude

Yaser M. Siraj-Eddin, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, cum laude

Christina Heidi Theoharis, Robert William Goeke of all of Chevy Chase, Mabilia E. Reyes, Robert T. Carp, Ross C. Kerr, Andrew Kuon Lee, Aurora G. Rockman all of Bethesda, Brian R. Belida, Kelly Ingham all of Rockville made the spring dean's list at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. He earned Honors, which is given for a 3.40-3.59 average.

Brian C. Rimm of Potomac, son of William and the late Elizabeth Rimm, graduated with a B.A. in psychology from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine on Monday, May 30. He is a 2001 graduate of St. John's College High School in Washington, D.C.

Nicole F. Schulman, formerly of Cabin John and daughter of Steven Schulman and Patricia Greiberg, graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. and honors in Interdisciplinary Studies and a secondary concentration in Education from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. She studied in London and South Africa during her junior year and participated in the 2005 Mount David Summit, the college's annual celebration of student academic achievement. Schulman was elected to the honors society Phi Beta Kappa and is a 2001 graduate of Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda. She was among 517 seniors to receive bachelor's degrees during the 139th commencement ceremony on Monday, May 30, the largest-ever Bates College class.

Dana L. Binnendijk of Bethesda, daughter of Johannas and Mary Binnendijk, graduated with a B.A. in International Relations from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa. May 22. She is a 2001 graduate of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda.

Benjamin E. Fisher of Potomac, son of Richard and Sheryl Fisher, graduated cum laude with a B.A. in International Relations and French from Bucknell University in Lewsburg, Pa. May 22. He is a graduate of Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville.

Peter W. Gale of Bethesda, son of Roger and Terumi Gale, graduated with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Bucknell University in Lewsburg, Pa. on May 22. He is a 2001 graduate of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

Christopher D. Malone of Chevy Chase, son of Patrick and Vicki Malone, graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Cell Biology/Biochemistry and departmental honors in Cell Biology/Biochemistry from Bucknell University in Lewsburg, Pa. on May 22. He is a 2001 graduate of Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C.

Andrea Paraud of Bethesda, daughter of German and Ana Paraud, graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Business Administration in Management from Bucknell University in Lewsburg, PA on May 22. She is a 2001 graduate of Georgetown Visitation Prep School in Washington, D.C.

Kristin A. Spinner of Bethesda, daughter of J. James Spinner and Karen Rinta-Spinner, graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology and Sociology from Bucknell University in Lewsburg, PA on May 22. She is a 2001 graduate of Stone Ridge Country Day School in Bethesda.

Mary Elizabeth Katinas of Bethesda graduated with a B.S. in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa. May 29.

Christine A. Speicher of Rockville graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa. May 29.

Alexander R. Golden of Rockville graduated with a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa. May 29.

Pei-Ying Chen of Rockville received an MBA in Accounting from the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa. May 29.

Christopher D. Kim, son of Ki-Han and W. Kim of Potomac, was named to the Phillips Academy Honor Roll for the spring term. To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a 5-point average on a 6-point scale. Phillips Academy is a coeducational independent boarding high school in Andover, Mass.