Maria Imani Mckenzie of Centreville enrolled in the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va. The Virginia Women’s Institute is the only all-female corps of cadets in the United States.
Joshua Bowser, son of Joseph and Kim Kopfman of Oak Hill, earned dean's list honors for the 2005 spring semester at Lynchburg College, a private college in central Virginia enrolling 2,200 students. Bowser, a 2002 graduate of Chantilly High School, is a junior economics major.
Elizabeth Kay Dunning of Clifton was named to the Dean's Academic Honor List for the 2005 spring semester at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Cara M. Pearson of Clifton earned Honors for the spring term at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H. She is a 10th-grader and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Pearson.
Evan G. Herr, the son of Greg and Carol Herr of Clifton, graduated from Randolph-Macon Academy on May 28. While at R-MA, Evan was consistently named to the dean’s list and president’s list for his high grade point averages each quarter. He played varsity baseball, winning the Coach’s Award in 2004, and was also a member of cadre, the cadet leaders in the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at R-MA.
During the end-of-the-year ceremonies, Evan received the Cadet in the Arena Award for consistently showing strong leadership skills. He also received the American Veteran’s Award in recognition of his service and leadership. Evan plans to attend the University of Delaware this fall.
Nathan Eldridge, son of Gene and Patty Eldridge of Clifton, graduated from Randolph-Macon Academy on May 28. While at R-MA, Nathan was named to the dean’s list and was also named Most Valuable Player for the varsity lacrosse team last spring. Nathan plans to attend Roanoke College, from where he received a $22,800 scholarship, this fall.
Bryan Henshaw, a transfer student from Northern Virginia Community College, is the recipient of a Transfer Incentive Award at Barton College. The renewable scholarship will cover $1,000 of tuition for the year.
Mr. Henshaw is the son of Patricia Henshaw of Fairfax, VA. He will enter Barton College in the fall semester of 2005 and plans to major in athletic training.
The following area residents were among the 3,500 new students who have enrolled at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y., for the 2005-06 academic year.
* Ryan Maybee of Centreville is enrolled in SU's Martin J. Whitman School of Management majoring in management.
* Derek Bailey of Centreville is enrolled in SU's College of Visual and Performing Arts majoring in communication and rhetorical studies.
* Max Micallef of Clifton is enrolled in SU's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications majoring in broadcast journalism.