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Roland E. Berg, president of Logis-Tech Inc. in Manassas, was named one of five 2005 recipients in Virginia of the Above and Beyond Award of Employers Supporting the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
ESGR is a volunteer agency of the Department of Defense with the task of building support for the nation’s reserve and National Guard forces. Especially in recent years, when Guard and reserve elements have been deployed extensively in Afghanistan and Iraq, employers have played prominent roles in assisting individuals called to active duty and their families left at home.
Berg was nominated by Capt. Peter J. Rasmussen of Reston, an employee of Logis-Tech and a member of the army reserve 352nd Civil Affairs Command, headquartered in Woodbridge.
Army Pvt. Edward R. Jervey has graduated from the Light-wheeled Vehicle Mechanic advanced individual training (AIT) course at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. The course is designed to train soldiers to perform maintenance, troubleshoot and repair wheeled vehicles and related mechanical components. Jervey is the son of Catherine S. Jervey. He is a 2003 graduate of Oakton High School.
The Reston Community Center announces the selection of a new Adult Programs Director, Shannon T. DelBorrello. Shannon's work experience has been in the areas of public health and politics. Highlights include managing the largest influenza immunization program in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area for Inova Healthsource, developing marketing strategies for American University's graduate and undergraduate health promotion programs, directing the Public Affairs Department of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and serving as deputy press secretary for Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa. She replaces previous Adult Programs Director, Jai Cole.
The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) Educational Foundation recently awarded $25,000 in accounting scholarships to 16 Virginia college and university students for the 2005-2006 academic year.
To qualify for a VSCPA undergraduate or minority undergraduate scholarship, recipients must have completed a minimum of three credit hours of accounting course work, be enrolled in three additional accounting credit hours and have an accounting GPA of 3.0. Todd Patrick Kuzniewski of Reston, now at George Mason University, received the Undergraduate scholarship.
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Ninety-five junior and senior high school students from across the commonwealth have been selected to participate in this year's Governor's School for Agriculture to be held at Virginia Tech on July 3–30.
Brad Bilowus of Reston will attend Governor’s School for Agriculture. Bilowus attends Herndon High School in Fairfax County.
The one-month summer residential program for gifted students interested in agriculture and natural resources will provide hands-on, cutting edge, scientific and academic instruction to future leaders and scientists. The program, established in 2001, is designed to develop their understanding of the scope, opportunities, and challenges through academic and scientific rigor in the broad fields of agriculture, human health, natural resources, and natural sciences.