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The following Alexandria residents graduated from Virginia Tech this past Spring.

* Geoffrey Adams received a Bachelor of Science degree (summa cum laude) in biological sciences from the College of Science.

* Elizabeth Norwood received a Bachelor of Architecture degree (cum laude) in architecture from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Patrick Sharkey received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the College of Engineering.

* Stephanie Beck received a Bachelor of Arts degree (summa cum laude) in communication from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Peter Cosier received a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) in political science from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Lewis Kesaris received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Delia Valentine received a Bachelor of Science in Business degree (magna cum laude) in accounting and information system from the Pamplin College of Business.

* Jasmina Jazic received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree (cum laude) in electrical engineering from the College of Engineering.

* Cristian Korner received a Bachelor of Arts degree in interdisciplinary studies from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Aisley Neary received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering degree in aerospace engineering from the College of Engineering.

* John Daniel received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering degree in computer engineering from the College of Engineering.

* Thomas Kuntz received a Bachelor of Science degree in food science and technology from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Priscilla Martinez received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering degree in aerospace engineering from the College of Engineering.

* Victoria Pagonis received a Bachelor of Science degree in apparel, housing, and resource management from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Andrew Traugh received a Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering degree in ocean engineering from the College of Engineering.

* Elena Werth received a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) in communication from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Bethany Augliere-Wheat received a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife science from the College of Natural Resources.

* Tatsuya Nakamura received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree in mechanical engineering from the College of Engineering.

* Andrew Pelenberg received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Ashley Welch received a Bachelor of Science degree in human nutrition, foods, and exercise from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Catherine Cavanaugh received a Bachelor of Science in Business degree in finance from the Pamplin College of Business.

* David Covucci received a Bachelor of Arts degree (summa cum laude) in communication from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Melinda Butterworth received a Bachelor of Science degree (magna cum laude) in psychology from the College of Science.

* Brian Earle received a Bachelor of Architecture degree (cum laude) in architecture from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Devin Milton received a Bachelor of Arts degree (magna cum laude) in communication from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Stefanos Missailidis received a Bachelor of Science in Business degree (cum laude) in business information technology from the Pamplin College of Business.

* Virginia Morgan received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the College of Engineering.

* Jonathan Murphy received a Bachelor of Science degree in apparel, housing, and resource management from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* William Taylor received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (cum laude) in art (fine arts) from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Elizabeth Vaccarella received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Tracey Vaccarella received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Dennis J. Bayon of Alexandria was named to the dean's list at Boston University.

The following students received degrees from Boston University: John A. Banta, William J. Blonigan, Sarah R. Coats, Rashida Merchant, William Gage, Julia R. Reeder, William E. Zamagni, Joelle E. Marston and Fedra Y. Sanchez.

The following students from Alexandria were named on University of Mary Washington’s Dean’s List:

Cassandra Urbano, junior

William Connery, senior

Katie Palmer, junior

Kathleen Cannon, junior

Caitlin Messinger, sophomore

Anh Nguyen, recent graduate

Laura Zamperini, senior

Katherine Hummelt, sophomore

Kimberly Simmons, senior

Allison Daugherty, junior

Kelsea Natoli, recent graduate

Margaret Vaccaro, senior

Rebecca Clark, recent graduate

Christine Chapman, senior

The following students from Mount Vernon were named on University of Mary Washington’s Dean’s List:

Hillary Graves, sophomore

Katharine Bertron, sophomore

Rachel Blier, sophomore

Thomas Tokhi, senior

Sari Atchue, junior

Terra Fox, senior

Daniel Dickert, senior

Mary Dickenson, senior

Jessica Van Brocklin, junior

Lindsey Bechtold, sophomore

Daniel Funk, son of John and Nancy Funk of Alexandria, was the recipient of a $1,500 college scholarship awarded at Fort Belvoir through the Defense Commissary Agency. Daniel plans to attend Florida State University in the fall.

Chapleigh Cathline Denman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Denman of Alexandria, has graduated cum laude and received her bachelor of arts degree in communication studies from Vanderbilt University.

Jacquelyn Andrea Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Daniel Jones III of Alexandria, has graduated magna cum laude and received her bachelor of arts degree in psychology and Spanish from Vanderbilt University.

Jane Washington Wise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Augustine W. Wise of Alexandria, has graduated magna cum laude and received her bachelor of arts degree in anthropology and French from Vanderbilt University.

Matthew Misner Motley, son of Mike and Christie Motley of Alexandria, has been selected by the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg for "Honors Admission" for the fall of 2007. Matthew, a 2007 graduate of West Potomac High School, is a member of the National Honor Society and the orchestra, has been an athlete on the cross country, winter and spring track teams and is a recipient of the Scholarly Athlete Award.

Jennifer Metcalf, daughter of Harold and Linda Metcalf of Alexadnria, was named to the dean’s list for the 2007 spring semester at Lynchburg College. Metcalf, a graduate of Mt. Vernon High School, is a junior Environmental Science major.

Ben Sprague, son of Steven and Brenda Sprague o Alexandria, was named to the dean’s list for the 2007 spring semester at Lynchburg College. Sprague, a graduate of Bishop Ireton High School, is a senior Economics and International Relations major.

Abigail L. Crispin, an Art and Visual Culture major from Alexandria, received her Bachelor of Arts Degree and Honors from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine during the May 27 commencement exercises. Crispin graduated summa cum laude and during her time at Bates College made the dean’s list seven times, received the Geoffrey P. Charde Award of art history and was named a 2003 Dana Scholar. Crispin is a 2002 graduate of St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes’, and the daughter of William Crispin and Maureen Mahoney.

The following Alexandria students at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee have been named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2007 semester: Chapleigh Cathline Denman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Denman; Meredith Lane Ackerman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen T. Ackerman; Jane Washington Wise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Augustine W. Wise; Jacquelyn Andrea Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Daniel Jones, III; Rachel Ann Sinaiko, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Alex Sinaiko; and William Max Meyers, son of Mr. And Mrs. Larry D. Meyers.

Carlos F. Artieda of Alexandria has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln for the 2007 spring semester. Artieda is a senior majoring in business administration.

Robbie M. Baden, of Alexandria, has been named a Collegiate All-American Scholar. Baden, who attends the University of South Carolina, is the son of Sherry Gohl and Robert Baden of Spangdahlem Air Force Base, Germany and Alexandria, respectively. Robbie has also become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, a National Leadership and Honors Organization at USC.

Colleen Rosania, of Alexandria, has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Rochester in New York. Rosania, a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering, is the daughter of Thomas Rosania and Catherine Kamery, and a graduate of Thomas H. Jefferson School for Science and Technology in Alexandria.

Christian Richard Millettt, of Alexandria, has received a doctor of medicine degree on June 1, at the 183rd commencement of Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia. Dr. Millett is the son of Jill and Richard Millett, also of Alexandria, and he will complete pre-med and dermatology residencies at the W. Johnson Medical Center in Camden, New Jersey. Christian graduated from the University of Virginia in 2002 with a bachelor of arts degree in music.

Emmanuel Gamor, son of Joseph and Muriel Vanderpuye of Alexandria has been named Director of Campus Involvement for the University of Florida's 2007 Homecoming celebration. Gamor is a 2005 graduate of West Potomac High and is currently a junior at the University of Florida majoring in political science. Gamor has many other leadership positions on campus. These include the Executive Board for Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., the Executive Board of Esquire, Preview staff and Upward Bound mentor.

Hillary Klemmt, a resident of Alexandria has recently been named to the dean's list at Boston University for the Spring semester.