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Local students won third awards and fourth awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held last week in Atlanta.

Winner of the third award was:

* Dhruv Kedar and Shawn Mittal of Chantilly High School in Team Projects for Chaos: An Analysis of Market Nonlinearity.

Winner of the fourth award was:

* Michael Finneran of Chantilly High School in Energy and Transportation for The Effect of Tidal Generator Design on Power Output.

Chantilly High’s 22nd Annual Jazz and Pizzazz will be presented May 22-24 at the school. It features the Touch of Class Show Choir and The Chantilly Jazz. All shows begin at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10/person. The show features a wide range of musical styles. With costumes, sets, a big band, singing, and dancing, there is something for the whole family. Tickets may be obtained during school lunches in the cafeteria, or by contacting our ticket coordinator through the Chantilly Choral Web site www.chantillychoral.org. Direct e-mail to Donna at mcb88@cox.net. Call 703 222-8181 for more information.

Westfield High’s "We the People," a unique and original play of personal vignettes written by many of the cast members, will be presented Friday-Sunday, May 23-25, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, in the school theater. Tickets are $10 at the door or via www.westfieldtheatreboosters.com.

St. Veronica Catholic School Open House: Tuesday, May 27, from 9-10:30 a.m. The school is located at 3460-B Centreville Road in Chantilly. Call 703-773-2020.

Chantilly High’s 16-member Women’s Select Choir will present its "Select Showcase" concert, Thursday, May 29, at 7 p.m., at Ox Hill Baptist Church, 4101 Elmwood St. in Chantilly. Mike Fuchs is choral director; admission is free and a reception follows the show. Go to www.chantillychoral.org.

The CVHS Wildcat Music Department will present an orchestra concert, May 29, and choir concerts, June 5-6.

Chantilly Academy cosmetology students will hold a cut-a-thon, Thursday, May 29, from 3-8 p.m., at The Chantilly Academy (part of Chantilly High). Professional hairstylists from salons, plus former cosmetology grads, are donating their time to help the students raise the $6,000 they need for room, travel and contest expenses for Skills USA nationals.

It’s first come, first served, with no appointments needed. Each customer will receive a shampoo, cut and blow dry for a minimum $20 donation. For more information, call 703-222-7487.

Chantilly High’s Drama Department presents "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, the Oompa-Loompas and all the other characters from Roald Dahl’s well-known children’s story will come to life on Chantilly’s stage. Show times are Friday, May 30, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 31, at 2 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, June 1, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door or at www.chantillyhsdrama.com.

The Westfield High School Wind Symphony will perform a concert on May 31 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium titled "War and Peace." The concert will be a musical tribute dedicated to the brave members of the armed forces and will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project www.woundedwarriorproject.org. The concert has no admission charge — only a freewill donation.

News from Colin Powell Elementary

* June 6 — Family Dance

* June 9/10 — SCA voting for new student officers

June 13 — Faculty vs. Student Soccer game

June 16 — 6th grade graduation in the evening

Centreville High’s Choral Department will present its annual Spring Concert, "Broadway Pops," Thursday-Friday, June 5-6, at 7:30 p.m. each night, in the school theater. Tickets are $5 at the door for adults and $3 for students with I.D.s.

This concert is a potpourri of music from the Broadway musical and pop genres. The Men's Ensemble will sing a Beatles medley and the Women's Ensemble will perform a medley of songs done by strong female characters in various Broadway shows.

The Concert Choir will present a medley from "The Lion King," Bella Voce will perform a medley from "Mamma Mia" and the Symphonic Choir will sing a medley from "West Side Story."

The Madrigal Ensemble will perform three, vocal jazz tunes: "This Masquerade," made famous by guitarist George Benson; "Undecided," a swing tune from the 1930's; and a vocal jazz arrangement of "In My Life" by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. And rounding out the evening’s entertainment will be a variety of senior solos.

The following students at Christopher Newport University have accepted scholarships for the President’s Leadership Program (PLP) beginning Fall 2008. From Centreville: Gregory Bush, Jacquelyn Doroski and Christopher Urie. From Oak Hill: Allison Benson and Emily McHugh. From Chantilly: Steven Salehi and Alexandra Stone.

Sean Michael Fitch, a 2006 Centreville High School graduate, made the Dean's List at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, and earned a perfect 4.0 this past semester. Sean's parents, Tom and Beth Fitch, are longtime residents of Little Rocky Run. Sean is working towards obtaining a B. A. in Arts Administration with an emphasis on Studio Art. He will be a junior next fall.

Colin Powell Elementary Web curator Rhapsody Barbrow has been awarded the FCPS Best Practices Award for May for her work on the school web site. Barbrow was cited for excellent adaptation of the elementary school template (http://www.fcps.edu/powelles). Awards are presented monthly during the nine-month school year.

Junior Adrian Martinez, the son of Frank and Rozana Martinez of Oak Hill was awarded the Military Officers Association of America Award at Randolph-Macon Academy. The award is presented to a junior with exceptional leadership potential, demonstrated through loyalty to the corps, school and country. The Shenandoah Valley Chapter of The Military Officers Association of America sponsors this award.

Adrian was also inducted into the Spanish National Honor Society (SNHS) at Randolph-Macon Academy at a ceremony during Spring Family Weekend. To be selected for the Spanish National Honor Society, a student must maintain an A average in the language over three consecutive semesters and an overall GPA of 3.0.

Randolph-Macon Academy, founded in 1892, is a college-preparatory, coeducational boarding school for students in grades 6 through 12. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and students in grades 9-12 participate in the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.

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.