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College Notes, June 25 - July 1

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Anna Goodman, a graduate of Winston Churchill High School, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at The College of Wooster. Goodman, a first-year student from Potomac, achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or above.

Nora Goddard, daughter of Ellen Kohn of Vendome Drive in Bethesda and Claude Goddard of Lost Trail Way in Potomac, has been named to the Dean’s List at Hamilton College for the 2008 spring semester. A student must achieve a grade point average of 90 or above during the term to be placed on the dean’s list. Goddard is a rising sophomore at Hamilton, and a graduate of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School.

Lafayette College has named 704 students to the dean’s list for the spring 2008 semester. Each of the students earned at least a 3.60 grade point average for the semester out of a possible 4.0. Potomac residents who achieved this are Stephen Ari Hornstein, Class of 2009; Quinn Juliet Taurman, Class of 2009.

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D) has announced the names of the students from the Eighth Congressional District who have accepted appointments to the U.S Service Academies. United States Military Academy: Raffi Mnatzakanian. United States Naval Academy: Marc Schron. The following students have accepted appointments for the Academy classes of 2012. United States Merchant Marine Academy: James Doh. United States Naval Academy: Polly Kisin, Roswell Lary.