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Lindsey Leake

Lindsey Leake, 19, of Centreville was awarded the Edwin F. Ferris Class of 1899 Grant by Princeton University’s Humanities Council in May. The grant provides funding for undergraduate students to undertake summer internships in writing, publishing, journalism, and other forms of print and electronic media. Lindsey, who will be a junior at Princeton this fall, is currently working as an editorial intern for Washington Spaces magazine. She was also awarded Princeton University’s Dorothea Vandyke McLane Prize in Italian last spring. Leake graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in 2006 and is currently pursuing a degree in Italian and Journalism.

Michael Joseph Meier of Chantilly was nominated by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10th) to attend the U.S. Military Academy. The appointees were nominated by Wolf’s 10th District Service Academy Advisory Board, which interviews candidates and recommends nominees. The selection process is strictly a competitive one.

Caitlin Gregory of Fairfax was nominated by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10th) to attend the U.S. Naval Academy. The appointees were nominated by Wolf’s 10th District Service Academy Advisory Board, which interviews candidates and recommends nominees. The selection process is strictly a competitive one. She attended Chantilly High School.

The following students at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg were named to the university's President's List for the spring semester of the 2007-08 academic year.

The President's List recognizes outstanding academic achievement at the university by full-time students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

* Justin Daniel, a sophomore from Centreville

* Lucas Baranyk, a junior from Centreville;

* Jeehye Lee, a sophomore from Centreville;

* Natalie McLarty, a junior from Centreville;

* Diane Rogers, a senior from Centreville;

* Jennifer Hogue, a senior from Centreville;

* Kathryn Boatner, a senior from Clifton;

* Andrew Drake, a senior from Clifton;

* Rachel Fellows, a senior from Clifton;

* Kathleen Adams, a junior from Chantilly;

* Philip Arnone, a senior from Chantilly;

* Claire Cecil, a sophomore from Chantilly;

* Ruth Kalbskopf, a sophomore from Chantilly;

* Paula Olson, a senior from Chantilly;

* Emily Potosky, a junior from Chantilly;

* Elizabeth Ramsey, a junior from Chantilly;

* Kirsten Shugrue, a senior from Chantilly.

Pleasant Valley Preschool is hosting a fund-raiser Monday, July 28 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Sully Government Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd. Chantilly. At 10:15 a.m. — Mommy & Me and Preschool activities lead by My Gym of Chantilly. At 10:45 a.m. — Character book reading sponsored by tree top kids, Fairfax Corner; at 11 a.m. — musical performance by Oh Susannah. At 11:45 a.m. — grab some grog with Capt. Jack Sparrow. Reservations required. Cost is $10. The address is 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. Call 703-598-7066. Go to www.pleasantvalleypreschool.com.

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is looking for volunteers to serve as Area Representatives in the community. ASSE provides academic year, semester and short-term exchange programs in the U.S. for high school-aged students from around the world. Students are 15-18 years old, have passed a series of academic and character requirements. Contact Louise Hackman at 540-286-2529 or call 1-800-677-2773.

Host a Chinese Exchange student for two weeks in your home through the U.S.-China Friendship Exchange. A group of students will be here July 8-20 to study English and American culture. Hosts will provide room, board, and hospitality for these visiting students. Students come from Shanghai and Beijing, China, and are 15-17 years old. The students will be attending Intensive English language courses at the ASTAR Language School in the community. Pays $250 per student. Call 1-888 893-6783 or email andrew@forteintl.com.

The following students enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2007 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must attempt at least 12 credit hours graded on the A-F option and earn a 3.4 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the semester.

FROM CENTREVILLE:

* Parisa E. Ahmadi of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Jeneffer P. Bey, of Centreville, a senior majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science.

* Emily C. Brown of Centreville, a senior majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

* Vanessa G. Bush, of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in theatre arts in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Michael S. Casey of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* John R. Cassara of Centreville, a senior majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Jiyoung Cho of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Sara K. Church of Centreville, a junior majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science.

* Megan A. Cole of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

* Kathleen V. Corcoran of Centreville, a junior majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science.

* Tara A. Darby of Centreville, a junior majoring in marketing management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Michelle L. Decker of Centreville, a junior majoring in management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Mary K. Dennie of Centreville, a senior majoring in chemical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Patrick J. Dohmann of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in geography in the College of Natural Resources.

* Colleen N. Dolinger of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in fine arts in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* James E. Dorman of Centreville, a senior majoring in aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering.

* James M. Duffy of Centreville, a senior majoring in mathematics in the College of Science.

* Nga T. Duong of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Katherine E. Dye of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in biochemistry in the College of Science.

* Susan A. Furst of Centreville, a senior majoring in statistics in the College of Science.

* Jordan M. Gallivan of Centreville, a freshman majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Jennifer E. Given of Centreville, a junior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Kaitlin T. Glennon of Centreville, a junior majoring in marketing management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Matthew J. Grimsland of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Michael C. Hahl of Centreville, a freshman majoring in accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Saira Haider of Centreville, a senior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Andre K. Han of Centreville, a freshman majoring in biochemistry in the College of Science.

* Jessica L. Hastie of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science.

* Brian A. Howell of Centreville, a junior majoring in geography in the College of Natural Resources.

* Mark T. Jeon of Centreville, a freshman majoring in business in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Jennifer A. Kilby of Centreville, a freshman majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science.

* Ji Won Kim of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Ryan Kim of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Tristan J. Kissell of Centreville, a junior majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

* Young H. Kuen of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Stephanie C. Ladwig of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Christopher J. Lane of Centreville, a freshman majoring in economics in the College of Science.

* Claire E. Lang of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Jennifer M. Lawall of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Samuel C. Linton of Centreville, a freshman majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Priyanka Malla of Centreville, a junior majoring in industrial and systems engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Joseph B. Marshall of Centreville, a junior majoring in finance in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Erin G. Meschter of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in business information technology in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Tara A. Mitchell of Centreville, a junior majoring in hospitality and tourism management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Thomas B. Mitchell of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Mary F. Moussa of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Kelly A. Munt of Centreville, a senior majoring in sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Natalie B. Mutchler of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Alexandra N. Ong of Centreville, a freshman majoring in hospitality and tourism management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Carla J. Perez of Centreville, a senior majoring in marketing management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Christopher J. Perry of Centreville, a junior majoring in business information technology in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Andrew D. Pittman of Centreville, a freshman majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Kathryn A. Prociv of Centreville, a freshman majoring in geosciences in the College of Science.

* Lauren M. Prociv of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* William E. Quinn of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in theatre arts in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Sarah A. Reeves of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Kathryn C. Rismiller of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* John Y. Saad of Centreville, a freshman majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Farihah Saleem of Centreville, a freshman majoring in interior design in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Jillian N. Saltpaw of Centreville, a senior majoring in fine arts in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Eunjung Shin of Centreville, a freshman majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Brendan P. Simpers of Centreville, a senior majoring in management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* David H. Slover of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Michael E. Smith of Centreville, a senior majoring in accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Hannah J. Soh of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in art in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Erik J. Stange of Centreville, a senior majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Brian M. Stewart of Centreville, a senior majoring in building construction in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies

* Lan-Anh T. Tran of Centreville, a freshman majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science.

* Karen E. Tucker of Centreville, a junior majoring in industrial and systems engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Daniel Won of Centreville, a freshman majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Allison M. Woo of Centreville, a junior majoring in human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Lauren C. Young of Centreville, a senior majoring in industrial and systems engineering in the College of Engineering.

* William M. Banick of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

* Michelle E. Colandro of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Caitlin A. Flynn of Centreville, a senior majoring in animal and poultry sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Matthew W. Ho of Centreville, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Ashleigh R. Joshua of Centreville, a senior majoring in finance in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Daniel D. Kim of Centreville, a junior majoring in interdisciplinary studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Juliana Ko of Centreville, a freshman majoring in English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Divya R. Kumar of Centreville, a junior majoring in international studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Sarah E. Long of Centreville, senior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Lindsay C. Martin of Centreville, a freshman majoring in biochemistry in the College of Science.

* Jaeho Oh of Centreville, a freshman majoring in accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Matthew O. Spencer of Centreville, a sophomore majoring in economics in the College of Science.

* James M. Strange of Centreville, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Matthew D. Taylor of Centreville, a senior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Dawit Tesfaye of Centreville, a junior majoring in marketing management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Jenkey Van of Centreville, a senior majoring in electrical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Brian J. Wright of Centreville, a senior majoring in statistics in the College of Science.

FROM CLIFTON

* Cameron D. Berthelsen of Clifton, a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Amit Bery of Clifton, a senior majoring in finance in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Michael L. Blecker of Clifton, a freshman majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* John H. Boatner of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science.

* Dana L. Comber of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Jennifer L. Comber, a senior majoring in accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Christina T. Conrad of Clifton, senior majoring in accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Blake A. Day, a sophomore majoring in English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Kristen L. Garrett of Clifton, a junior majoring in sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Marissa R. Gavaghan of Clifton, a senior majoring in wildlife science in the College of Natural Resources.

* Ryan R. Giorgiani of Clifton, a freshman majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Elise N. Glaum of Clifton, a junior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Alexandra M. Joachim of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Rachael M. Johnson of Clifton, a freshman majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

* Raymond J. King of Clifton, a senior majoring in engineering science and mechanics in the College of Engineering.

* Paul D. Le Bel of Clifton, a junior majoring in environmental science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Jennifer K. Libbares of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Stephanie K. Lizza of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in international studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Amanda N. Marshall of Clifton, a junior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Christine M. Munchak of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in fine arts in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Kunal Namballa of Clifton, a senior majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

* Kimberly K. Nguyen of Clifton, a junior majoring in fine arts in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Alyssa M. Peltier of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in fine arts in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* David C. Rigotti of Clifton, a freshman majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Bridget S. Ripa of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Samantha P. Schneck of Clifton, a junior majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

* Laura S. Shapalis of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in wildlife science in the College of Natural Resources.

* Bryan B. Tropeano of Clifton, a senior majoring in marketing management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Thomas C. Whitehead of Clifton, a junior majoring in accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Stephanie N. Yang of Clifton, a sophomore majoring in accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business.