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Send announcements to the Alexandria Gazette Packet, by e-mail to gazette@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Thursday at noon for the following week’s paper. Photos are encouraged. Call Steve Hibbard at 703-778-9412 with questions.

The Class of 1980 at Fort Hunt High School will hold its 30th Reunion in the summer of 2010. Details about the reunion can be found at fhhs80.com. Volunteers are needed to help organize and plan the upcoming event. Visit the web site to register and stay posted on all the happenings as they unfold.

Sterling Lumpkin of Alexandria received a bachelor of general studies from the College of Public affairs and Community Service at the University of Nebraska Omaha during the May 8 commencement.

Maxwell Brindle, son of Eugene and Connie Brindle of Alexandria, has been named to the Dean's List at Hamilton College for the 2009 spring semester. A rising junior majoring in government, Brindle is a graduate of St. Stephens and St. Agnes School.

T.C. Williams' Class of 1989 is holding its 20-year reunion on Oct. 17 at the Embassy Suites Alexandria Old Town. Go to www.greatreunions.com. Or call 800-655-7971.

T.C. Williams' Class of 1999 is holding its 10-year reunion on Oct. 24 at the Embassy Suites Alexandria Old Town. Go to www.greatreunions.com. Or call 800-655-7971.

Robert W. Larkin received the B.A.C. degree on June 4 from Washington and Lee University. Larkin, an economics major, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Larkin of Alexandria.

Headmaster Jay Stroud has named Elizabeth Wiley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Wiley Jr. of Alexandria, to the Commended List at Tabor Academy for semester 2 of the 2008-2009 school year.

The Brendan F. Fuller of Alexandria was among the 856 University of Scranton graduates who received bachelor's and associate's degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 31, at Wachovia Arena. Fuller received a bachelor's degree in Communication .

Ciara Alexandra Robinson of Alexandria graduated from the Mary Baldwin College on May 24 with a degree in psychology. She is the daughter of Giovanna Athias of Alexandria.

David A. Hollowich of Fort Belvoir was named to the Columbia College dean's list for the March to May 2009 award period.

Christian Baxter of Alexandria graduated from St. John's College High School on June 5.

Melinda K. Bloomquist of Alexandria was among the 677 students who receive a post-baccalaureate degree at The University of Scranton graduate degree commencement. Bloomquist received a Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction on May 30.

Lucy Walsh of Alexandria received a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Communication within the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences during May commencement ceremonies at the University of Vermont.

The following students were named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga., for winter quarter 2008.

* Elizabeth Thomas Roberts of Alexandria, who is seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Film & Digital Media.

* Kendall Ann Barry of Alexandria, who is seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Design.

* Alexander Beckman Collins of Alexandria, who is seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Communication Arts.

* Samuel Wolfe Connelly of Alexandria, who is seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Communication Arts.

* Emily Buchanan Kell of Alexandria, who is seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Fine Arts.

More than 1,500 students graduated from Villanova University during a commencement ceremony held on Sunday, May 17, in Villanova Stadium.

The following local residents received undergraduate degrees:

Harry Matthew Benson, Alexandria, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Finance)

Nicholas Edward Ruesch, Alexandria, Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Ashley M. America was named to the Dean’s List at Roanoke College for the spring semester. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John F. America of Purks Court in Alexandria.

The following local residents are among 450 Marymount University graduates who earned bachelor's degrees at the University's 58th Commencement Ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, on May 10.

* Jizelle St. Fleur, a Nursing major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Margaret Wynn, a Interior Design major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Rossitza Iankova, a Graphic Design major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Lorenz Adu-Poku, a Nursing major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Ibtihal Ahmed, a Psychology major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Maram Alkharboosh, a Liberal Studies major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Alanoud Elzallal, a Information Technology major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Alisa Falke, a Criminal Justice major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Timothy Hill, a Information Technology major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Geoffrey Kamau, a Nursing major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Tibebu Kebede, a Nursing major and a resident of Alexandria. Kebede graduated cum laude.

* Angela Point, a Criminal Justice major and a resident of Alexandria. Point graduated cum laude.

* Cristian Rodriguez, a Biology major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Kelli Zambetti, a Nursing major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Colleen Hickey, a Liberal Studies major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Kelly Schneider, a Nursing major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Elizabeth Berger, a Nursing major and a resident of Alexandria. Berger graduated cum laude.

* Najla Alajmi, a Psychology major and a resident of Alexandria. Alajmi graduated magna cum laude.

* Mohammed Alsubait, a Computer Information Systems major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Ramon Donato, a Graphic Design major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Christian Lavenia, a Nursing major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Bensley George, a Nursing major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Mary Herbert, a Communications major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Michael McLaughlin, a History major and a resident of Alexandria.

* Anne Smith, a Nursing g major and a resident of Alexandria.

The T.C. Williams High School Symphonic 1 Band earned the Music Festivals National Concert Band Award for receiving the highest score of any band to perform at more than 20 performance sites across the eastern seaboard this spring. The band earned this honor for its performance during the Music Department's spring trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., in April.

Jennifer "Lynne" Wilson of Alexandria has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Germany. She is a 2005 T.C. Williams High School graduate and a recent cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University. She is presently interning at the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin for the summer 2009, and will begin her Fulbright assignment in Cologne, Germany, this September, for a term thru July 2010.

Lynne is the daughter of John W. Wilson III and Jennifer Joy Wilson. Her brother, JW, is part of the T.C. Williams class of 2009, and will be graduating in a few weeks.

Daniel R. Ackart of Alexandria graduated from Philadelphia Biblical University on May 16. Daniel has earned a Bachelor of Science in Bible degree. Daniel was one of 179 students in PBU's class of 2009.

Jane Prather Humphreys of Alexandria, daughter of Frances and Walter Douglas Givhan, was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in art history from the University of the South on May 10.

Djidjoe "Coco" Agbeyibor of Alexandria, an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science major at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was recently selected to join the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program’s Class of 2011. The program is a new educational initiative at MIT that combines leadership development with the rigor of the MIT educational experience.

The following Alexandria students were recently named to the Dean's List at the College of William and Mary for the spring 2009 semester: Eva Baker, Laura Cornwell, Alexander Corwin, Lara Curtis, Kristin Davis, Rachel Forstater, Rebecca Green, Shazad Hussain, Kelsey Meiklejohn, Mohammad Mian, Rebecca Miller, Rebecca Mitsch, Cameron Pelliconi, Burt Riehle, Brendan Sozer, Austin Toner, Graham Trent.

Erin Michelle Bischoff, of Alexandria, received a Bachelor of the Arts degree in international languages and cultures (Spanish and Latin American studies) from St. Mary's College of Maryland.

Alexi Von Guggenberg of Alexandria has earned placement on the Dean's List for the spring semester at Berklee College of Music.

Alexander Irmer, of Alexandria, received a Bachelor of the Arts degree in history from St. Mary's College of Maryland.

Dudley Talbot Locke, a rising junior at Hampden-Sydney College, was named to the Dean’s List for the second semester of the 2008-2009 academic year. Dudley is a graduate of St. Stephens & St. Agnes School and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Timothy Locke of Alexandria.

Jennifer Williams of Alexandria was named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2009 semester at Widener University in Chester, Pa.

Plymouth Haven Christian Preschool is sponsoring two-week summer sessions of Dance Theatre for children on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, Aug. 3-14. Children ages 3-5 will meet from 10-10:45 a.m., and ages 5-9 will meet from 10:45-11:30 a.m. Classes are located at Plymouth Haven Christian Preschool, Fort Hunt Road in Alexandria. Call 703-799-2217, or e-mail phbc.preschool@vacoxmail.com.#

Jeremy Heffner of Alexandria received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Lehigh University during graduation ceremonies.

The following area students were among 1,125 students graduating from the University of Mary Washington during its 98th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9, in Ball Circle on the university's Fredericksburg campus.

* Caitlin Marie Coggins, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.A. degree, English.

* Peter Matthew Czapiewski Jr., a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.A. degree, studio art.

* Della Louise Hoyle Hinn, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.A. degree, linguistics & human development.

* Kirsten Wheatley Rowell, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.A. degree, historic preservation.

* Kellye Leigh Sorber, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.A. degree, history.

* Lauren M. Souza, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.A. degree, historic preservation.

* Alexander P. Wurzel, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.A. degree, German.

* Sari Atchue, a resident of Alexandria, graduated cum laude with a B.S. degree, natural environmental science.

* Madeline Stuart Burke, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.S. degree, business administration.

* Travis Aaron Floyd, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.S. degree, business administration.

* Rachel Lauren Gerstein, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.S. degree, business administration.

* Tais Gomez, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.S. degree, psychology.

* Catherine Nicole Hull, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a B.S. degree, business administration.

* Jessica Sue VanBrocklin, a resident of Alexandria, graduated cum laude with a B.S. degree, psychology.

* Amy Linn Davenport, a resident of Alexandria, graduated with a M.S. degree, elementary education.

Tulane University in New Orleans awarded degrees this month to 2,200 graduates. Among those graduated from Tulane as a member of the historic "Katrina Class," those undergrads who were at Tulane for only a few hours when they had to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, were the following local students:

* Lindsay Condit of Alexandria,

* Kerry Kraft of Alexandria,

* Anne Kane of Alexandria.

Lauren M. Buckler of Alexandria graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowling Green University in May.

Gardner-Webb University is pleased to announce that Karissa G. Jensen of Alexandria, whose major is sociology, was among a group of students to make the Dean's List during the spring semester.

DePaul University student Brandon William Donovan of Alexandria has been named to the Dean's List for the 2009 Winter quarter.

Jennifer Williams of Alexandria graduated from Widener University's School of Nursing on May 15 during a traditional Nightingale Ceremony. The ceremony recognizes the ideals of Florence Nightingale, who stood as a caring and devoted nurse.

Michael Scott Robinson, a resident of Alexandria, was recently awarded a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Cortland.

Daniel Lader of Alexandria graduated from George Mason University, earning the B.S. in Geography.

West Potomac Academy is establishing a partnership with the new Copyright Alliance Education Foundation to help communication arts students learn to promote and protect their intellectual property. Students in Professional Television Production, Professional Graphics Studio, Music and Computer Technology, Dance, and Fashion Design will be offered membership in the Copyright Alliance.

Jared L. Kuhmerker, the son of Peter and Lynne Kuhmerker of Alexandria, graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Science in Cell Biology/Biochemistry during commencement ceremonies may 17. He graduated from T.C. Williams high school in Alexandria.

Anna L. Tupy of Alexandria made the dean's list for the Spring semester at Coastal Carolina University.

Lauren Grace Szelenyi of Alexandria graduated with a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction on May 23, during the 139th Commencement at McDaniel College.

Rodney Rudolph of Alexandria graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a degree in applied management on April 25.

Sterling Lumpkin of Alexandria received a bachelor of general studies from The University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Alexander D. Pinson of in Alexandria has graduated from Furman University on May 9.

Wesley United Methodist Church Preschool and Kindergarten has openings in its 2009-2010 Half-Day Kindergarten class. Kindergarten students must be 5 years old by Sept. 30, 2009. Call preschool director Darlene Spurlock at 703-360-9082 or wpsdirector@gmail.com.

Clara Alice Ball of Alexandria graduated from Wofford College with a bachelor of arts, English and a concentration in creative writing on May 17.

Margaret G. Taylor, daughter of George and Beth Taylor of Alexandria, has been named a Summer Science Scholar for 2009 at Kenyon College. A graduate of St. Stephens and St. Agnes School, Taylor is a sophomore majoring in biochemistry at Kenyon.

Sadiqa Boura of Alexandria, a senior in American University’s College of Arts & Sciences majoring in biology, was named to the fall 2008 Dean’s List.

Marni Byrum of Alexandria received Virginia Tech’s Alumni Distinguished Service Award for 2009. She is an attorney in private practice with emphasis on labor, employment, and personnel law, whose law degree is from Pepperdine University. She has remained involved at her alma mater by serving on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, the President's Advisory Committee, and the Economic Development Advisory Board.

Glenn Backus of Alexandria received a bachelor of science in psychology from Lynn University in the commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9.

Johnny Earle, chief executive officer and founder of Johnny Cupcakes Inc., kicked off Design Week 2009 at West Potomac Academy on May 18 in the Springbank Auditorium at West Potomac High School.

William Johnson of Alexandria earned JROTC Promotions at St. John's annual JROTC Federal Inspection and Commissioning ceremony on Thursday, May 14. The position of cadet colonel was transferred from senior Andrew Riggott to junior William McNamara.

Brendan McKeague of Alexandria was among 990 students from Providence College who received undergraduate degrees during the 91st commencement exercises held on Sunday, May 17. Brendan received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Ashton Walker of Alexandria received a Master of Science in Administration from Lynn University in the commencement ceremony Friday, May 8.

Wade H. Rice III of Alexandria was recognized for his completion of the Honors Program at the Neumann University Academic Awards Convocation on Friday, April 24.

The Alexandria Education Partnership hosted its 23rd Annual Excellence In Education Awards dinner honoring Alexandria's outstanding teachers on Wednesday, June 3 at 5 p.m. at The Westin, located at 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria.

Junghwan Lee of Alexandria graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with the Class of 2009 during Commencement ceremonies in Ithaca, N.Y., May 24.

James Keller Burke Teague of Alexandria is graduating from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations with the Class of 2009 during Commencement ceremonies in Ithaca, N.Y., May 24.

LEC (Leisure and Educational Culture Program) needs 50 host families who would like to open their homes to English-speaking French students for three weeks this summer. Participants range in ages between 13 and 19 and all have a minimum of two years of English speaking classes.

Families interested in participating are invited to visit the web site at http://www.lec-usa.com. Contact Louise Lamy at 703-392-6234.

StagePlay's Midsummer Drama Camp for ages 5-14 will run weekday afternoons June 28-July 2, July 6-10 & July 13-24 at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church. The program includes Shakespeare and more. For full details e-mail bardsplay@aol.com or visit www.stageplay.tv.

Alexandria Tutoring Consortium needs volunteer tutors to work with 1st and 2nd grade ACPS students. Tutors focus on improving literacy skills in one-on-one sessions with students. 703-549-6670 ext. 119, www.alexandriatutors.org.

Messiah Lutheran Church is offering pre-school for children ages 2-4. Call 703-765-5003 or visit messiahelca.org for more.

Campagna Center introduces Afternoon Adventures for children in half-day preschool to receive childcare at John Adams Elementary, 5652 Rayburn Ave. or Jefferson Houston Elementary, 1501 Cameron St., from 3-6 p.m. $14/day. To register, visit www.campagnacenter.org or 703-549-0111 ext. 112.

Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy is one of 27 finalists for the National Schools of Character Education competition, sponsored by the Character Education Partnership. Lyles Crouch, the only finalist from greater Washington, D.C., advanced to the national competition after winning the statewide competition for having the most outstanding character program of all the schools in Virginia.

Three long-time Alexandria community organizations — the Rotary Club of Alexandria, the Goodwin House, and the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra — recently collaborated to sponsor a music competition for juniors and seniors in area high schools. Six outstanding Alexandria student musicians participated in the Alexandria Rotary’s annual Music Competition. Judging the competition, and then leading the students in a follow-up "Masterclass" one-on-one instruction, was Kim Allen Kluge, music director of the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra.

Annie Trimber, a flutist and a senior at West Potomac High School, was awarded the Rotary Club of Alexandria’s Gold performance award and will now move on to compete in the Regional competition for the $5,000 in music scholarships awarded each year by Rotary District 7610.

While Trimber took the top Gold honors, Silver performance awards went to three students at St. Stephens & St. Agnes School: Kelly Bragg, a vocalist; Will Jakes, a cello player, and Ian McLeod, a pianist. Bragg and McLeod are seniors and Jakes is a junior. Bronze performance awards went to Tia Norris-Towler, a violin player a T. C. Williams junior, and to Dorothea Kamara, a senior at West Potomac High School.

On Feb. 28, the T.C. Williams High School Titans Debate Team competed in the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Patriot District Tournament. Titan debaters Yasmin Faruki and Saif Chames-Eddine qualified for VHSL Regionals when both won their elimination round.

Fairfax County Public Schools students have been named to the Virginia All-State Chorus for 2009 and performed as a group April 23-25 at Massaponax High School in Fredricksburg. FCPS students selected for the 2009 Virginia All-State Chorus were: Kimmy Hann, Alex Pham, Ali Ruth, and Alexa Silverman, from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, and Edgar Blancas, Sally Henrehan, Dorothea Kamara, Rachel Mattis, Kate Mullen, and Shayna Oakley from West Potomac High School.

George Washington Middle School's 7th grade Patriots team held its second quarter awards program on Feb. 17. Among the 20 students honored were four children enrolled in Community Lodgings Youth Education Program: Gerson Pena, Carlisha Green, Wylmer Diaz and Kevin Cruz.

Seven Alexandria residents have recently been named to the dean's list at Boston University for the Fall semester: Erin T. Coffey, Patrick R. Fitzsimmons, Thao T. Nguyen-Le, Dale S. Placek, Benjamin B. Rhodeside, William J. Tortolano IV. and Alison M. Yates.

In the search for The Country’s Funniest College Student, RooftopComedy’s 2nd Annual National College Comedy Competition named T.C. Williams High School graduate Chris Stephens to Columbia College Chicago’s Comedy Team.

T.C. Williams High School Graphic Design student Sarah Davis created the winning artwork in the City of Alexandria’s annual contest to make a logo for the city’s Earth Day celebration. Davis’ collage depicting a tree with roots made up of pictures of earth-friendly transportation modes will be used for all promotional materials advertising this year's event, which will be held at Ben Brenman Park on April 25. Several students entered the competition. Second place went to Neeracha Sunthontip, a T.C. Williams Art 1 student.

Three T.C. Williams High School Chamber Choir students attended the District Ten Honors Choir during February. Participants included junior Jessica Palma and seniors Maham Ayaz and Christian Jimenez. Ayaz was chosen as a soloist for the performance on Saturday afternoon. In a separate audition at the event, Jimenez was selected to be one of two district representatives for Tenor 1 at the All-Virginia Honors Choir in April.

Jefferson-Houston School for Arts and Academics third-grader Narisse King is among the winners in Delegate David Englin’s first annual Youth Art Contest. King’s abstract skateboard design was displayed in the General Assembly building in Richmond. She will receive a custom skateboard deck and a T-shirt from Convoy Skateboards.

Four Alexandria City Public Schools musical groups received straight I (Superior) ratings at the District X Band and Orchestra Festivals this past weekend. The Superior performers include the George Washington Middle School Symphonic Band, continuing a multi-year streak; the ACPS All-City Sinfonia Orchestra; the Francis C. Hammond Middle School Orchestra and the George Washington Middle School Orchestra. The T.C. Williams Chamber Orchestra received an overall rating of Superior, as did the T.C. Williams High School Symphonic Band, which performed music rated a Grade VI, the highest level of difficulty.

Caroline "Callie" Denne of Alexandria, class of 2010, is studying with the Freiburg (language & area studies) program in Germany. Denne is majoring in history at Denison University.

The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Alexandria chapter awarded a scholarship to TC Williams High School graduating senior Jackelyn Rivera-Ferreyra at their annual Spring Luncheon, "Celebrating Leaders through the Generations."

The following students were named to Winston-Salem State University Fall 2008 dean's list: Marissa Terry of Alexandria, Malarie Younger of Mount Vernon.

Annela Mary Levitov of Alexandria, a junior at Gettysburg College, has been placed on the dean's honor list.

Sara Frances Fry, of Alexandria, a junior at Gettysburg College, has been placed on the dean's honor list.

Carol Cogliano, daughter of Alexandria resident Sally Valdes, graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree from Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences. The degree was awarded in December 2008.

Mende Wentzel, of Alexandria, is among 10 JMU students that will train with Special Force soldiers as part of the ROTC Ranger Group.

Eight Ireton students, representing two teams, were invited to participate in the Economics Challenge State Championship at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond on April 1. They were Billy Burns, D'Elia Chandler, Beau Dolan, Nathan Hahn, Tyler Hargett, Nathaniel Johnson, Fred McGrath and Steven Porter.

The following Alexandria residents graduated from Virginia Tech: William Petersen, Benjamin Webne, Adrienne Helms, Raymond Shanley, Vernon Hall, Jessica Koziski and Karen Van Raaphorst.

State Sen. Patsy Ticer will present the 2009 Alexandria High School History Awards to Patrick White of T.C. Williams High School, Charles Snow of Episcopal High School, Emily Conron of Bishop Ireton High School, and Sarah Mathiesen of St. Stephen's and St. Agnes High School.

The George Washington Middle School Jazz Band, under the direction of Rick Seracino, won second place in the middle schools division at the Chantilly Invitational Jazz Festival on Friday, March 27. Their performance earned them superior ratings from each of the three judges (like District judging, Superior is the highest rating possible) and their overall point total earned them second place honors behind Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon. Luke Young, lead trombone, was selected to the festival's all-star jazz band.

Alexandria resident Rebecca Siegal, 18, won the 2008 Sea Scout of the Year award and the Catherine A. Mullikin Sea Scout Volunteer of the Year Award. The latter is named for a Sea Scout who was killed by a drunk driver in 1998. Siegal has also been accepted for the Sea Scout Advanced Leadership (SEAL) Training in June. Siegal, a homeschooled high school senior, is also taking courses at Northern Virginia Community College. She plans to complete her associate's degree in 2010, then transfer as a junior to a university. Her goals include working in a field using her passion for geology, anthropology, archaeology and forensic science to help people understand the past better.

Cara Toscano of Alexandria, graduated during The University of Findlay’s spring commencement May 2, in the Koehler Complex on campus. Toscano is expected to receive a bachelor of science degree in pre-veterinary medicine/biology. Toscano, a 2005 graduate of Bishop Ireton High School, is the daughter of Mary and James Toscano.

Molly Sackett, 10th grade, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Sackett, Alexandria, earned honors at Saint James School in St. James, Md.

The following Alexandria students were named to the high list at Episcopal High School: Elizabeth Agnew; Pendleton Agnew, Jr.; Claire Battis; Paige Micklem; Angelique Phillips; Charles Snow; Ashley Stevens and William Winkenwerder III.

Thirty-five Alexandria residents have been named to the spring semester Dean’s list at Radford University.

They are Carrie Lorah Beltz, senior music major; Nicole Marie Rapavi, senior interdisciplinary studies major; Theodore Paul Rynn, senior psychology major; Johannah MacKenzie Mosley, senior dance major; Cameron John Cash, senior criminal justice major Diana Nicole Gallagher, senior interdisciplinary studies major; Amanda Jagusiak, senior theatre major; and Audrey Lynn Lewis, senior art major.

Also Lora Louise Stewart, senior sociology major; Aida Kebere, junior business major; Tyler Hamilton Miller, senior criminal justice major; Bailey Jo Walsh, junior business major; Gabriel Arthur Fitzgerald, sophomore biology major; Deanna Marie Kelson Doyle, sophomore art major; Henrietta Asomaning, junior recreation, parks and tourism major; Chad Bradley Rogers, sophomore pre-major; Andrew Stephen Gilmore, senior liberal arts major; and Robert Kerry Long, freshman history major.

Also Matthew James Lupton, senior exercise, sport and health education major; Erin Rebecca Spence, sophomore psychology major; Hal Benjamin Vernon, senior accounting major; Joseph Charles Shaul, senior psychology major; Terra O. Newman, sophomore foods and nutrition major; Amanda Michelle Dillon, junior interdisciplinary studies major; Joseph Paul Kempter, junior recreation, parks and tourism major; Kara Jene Eliff, senior interdisciplinary studies major; and Brittany Leigh Booterbaugh, sophomore foods and nutrition major.

Also Eleanor A. Brown, senior media studies major; Ivor Tafro, senior communication major; Theresa Ann Bean, sophomore art major; Kasey Lea Cerny, freshman early childhood and special education major; Stephanie Morgan Joseph, senior early childhood and special education major; Emily Leesa Krouse, junior elementary education major; Thomas David Walker, senior geography major; and Leanne Michelle Medders, senior early childhood and special education major.

To be named to the Dean’s list, a student must have taken 15 or more credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.4 or above with no grade below a C.

These Alexandria students recently graduated from James Madison University: Kristinee Marie Algire, Alexandria; Nicole Andrade, Alexandria; Jessica Arms, Alexandria; Martha Bilicki, Alexandria; Jennifer Bon, Alexandria; Andrea Bustamante, Alexandria; Alexandra Cantor, Alexandria; Stela Capin, Alexandria; Heather Corbin, Alexandria; Emily Dean, Alexandria; Thomas Decot, Alexandria; Casey Dolan, Alexandria; Katherine Earley, Alexandria; Kyle Eisenman, Alexandria; Shannon Evans, Alexandria; Charles Fairchild, Alexandria; Benjamin Hein, Alexandria; Kathryn Henderson, Alexandria; Sara Hoffman, Alexandria; Moira Holt, Alexandria; Nicolas Jaramillo, Alexandria; Thomas Kelley, Alexandria; Megan Knoernschild, Alexandria; Laura Lloyd-Braff, Alexandria; David Lum, Alexandria; Robbie Lunt, Alexandria; Jessica Maimon, Alexandria; Esteban Maldonado, Alexandria; Christine Mason, Alexandria; Nam-Phuong Nguyen, Alexandria; Nadia Nowzadi, Alexandria; John Pierce, Alexandria; Crystal Prigmore, Alexandria, Kelly Robinson, Alexandria; Catherine Sawin, Alexandria; Emily Sherald, Alexandria; Heather Shuttleworth, Alexandria; Rachel Soderberg, Alexandria; Alexander Strausser, Alexandria; Nicholas Thomas, Alexandria; David Tran, Alexandria; Megan Vlasho, Alexandria; Romel Voellm, Alexandria; Jason Yaworske, Alexandria.

These students from James Madison University made the Spring 2009 President's List: Tuba Ahmed, Alexandria; Imelda Barefield, Alexandria; Jessica Dixon, Alexandria; Kelly Foelber, Alexandria; Brigid Jacobs, Alexandria; Patrick Langan, Alexandria; Elizabeth Loveless, Alexandria; Kate McFarland, Alexandria; Nadia Nowzadi, Alexandria; Shannon Smith, Alexandria.

These students from James Madison University made the Spring 2009 Dean's List: Chloe Mulliner, Alexandra; Victoria Adams-Kotsch, Alexandria; Krystle Avery, Alexandria; Martha Bilicki, Alexandria; Erin Burke, Alexandria; Alexandra Cantor, Alexandria; Mohammed Kashaf Chagla, Alexandria; Jacob Cochran, Alexandria; William Coffield, Alexandria; Kaelin Emery, Alexandria; Rita Flanagan, Alexandria; Wyatt Floyd, Alexandria; William Ford, Alexandria; Alexandra Fracasso, Alexandria; Rosemary Grant, Alexandria; Jayne Haley, Alexandria; Caitlin Hayes, Alexandria; Kristyn Huff, Alexandria; Meghan Hurley, Alexandria; Nicolas Jaramillo, Alexandria; Jeffrey Jenkins, Alexandria; Ashley Jensen, Alexandria; Christina Johnson, Alexandria; David Jones, Alexandria; Mary Keegan, Alexandria; David Killeen, Alexandria; Melissa Kleriotis, Alexandria; Rebecca Knutsen, Alexandria; Adrianne Kraft, Alexandria; John Kroon, Alexandria; Patricia Lawless, Alexandria; Haley Mertins, Alexandria; Patrick Moniz, Alexandria; Kevin O'Brien, Alexandria; John Pierce, Alexandria; Andrew Reese, Alexandria; Polly Reuter, Alexandria; Emily Rybicki, Alexandria; Catherine Sawin, Alexandria; Laura Schuld, Alexandria; Kyle Scott, Alexandria; Kendra Scott, Alexandria; Jennifer Simms, Alexandria; Laura Smith, Alexandria; Joseph Soule, Alexandria; Andrew Swinson, Alexandria; Michael Tran, Alexandria; George Trimble, Alexandria; Matthew Vennell, Alexandria; Alexis Vlasho, Alexandria; Mende Wentzel, Alexandria; Michael Williams, Alexandria; Christopher Willis, Alexandria.

The following Alexandria students enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the dean's list for the spring 2009 semester.

* Amelia D. Buczinski is a senior majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Matteo P. Del Ninno is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Kendall M. Gartlan is a senior majoring in apparel, housing and resource management in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Luke A. Navarro is a junior majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Madeline B. Abram is a sophomore majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Inga J. Beermann is a senior majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Christopher J. Boucher is a freshman majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Conor J. Bracken is a senior majoring in English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Ramesh L. Srigiriraju is a senior majoring in computer science in the College of Engineering.

* Ossana S. Wolff is a junior majoring in natural resources conservation in the College of Natural Resources.

* Nagina Bhatti is a freshman majoring in environmental science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* George T. Buhl is a sophomore majoring in aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Heather E. Casey is a sophomore majoring in political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Conor P. Goree is a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Sarah M. Greene is a senior majoring in political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Arooj Mustafa is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Joolan S. Saroor is a sophomore majoring in biochemistry in the College of Science.

* Ryan A. Schuyler is a junior majoring in sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Robert S. Smith is a sophomore majoring in computer science in the College of Engineering.

* Daniel J. Stewart is a junior majoring in biology in the College of Science.

* Gulilat G. Tensaw is a senior majoring in electrical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Sarah K. Bosserman is a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Jared E. Denniston is a sophomore majoring in music in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Torin J. Denniston is a sophomore majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Cory F. McGillivray is a sophomore majoring in marketing management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Michael Adu is a freshman majoring in biology in the College of Science.

* Benjamin A. Barber is a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Deanna L. Burstein is a senior majoring in industrial and systems engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Mohamed H. Chouat is a sophomore majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Megan E. Cleary is a freshman majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Emmanuel T. Koduah is a sophomore majoring in economics in the College of Science.

* Erich M. Lutz is a sophomore majoring in business information technology in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Rebecca L. Middour is a sophomore majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Tessa A. Middour is a senior majoring in marketing management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Kathleen A. O'Connor is a sophomore majoring in liberal arts and human sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Kwabena B. Owusu-Boateng is a freshman majoring in biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Gregory A. Peed is a junior majoring in mathematics in the College of Science.

* Adriana M. Gonzalez is a junior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Amanda M. Griffin is a freshman majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

* Kate K. Griffin is a senior majoring in biology in the College of Science.

* Andrew D. Hill is a senior majoring in finance in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Megan E. Perrin is a junior majoring in human development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Jeffrey L. Snyder is a senior majoring in biology in the College of Science.

* Taylor G. Bostick is a junior majoring in civil engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Brian D. Allik is a senior majoring in materials science and engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Jessica A. Bauer is a senior majoring in biology in the College of Science.

* Kerrianne R. Beyer is a sophomore majoring in fine arts in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Andrew S. Blacker is a sophomore majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Margaret E. Bradley is a junior majoring in human development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Steven J. Fuqua is a junior majoring in computer engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Jennifer F. Hofmann is a sophomore majoring in marketing management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Eric M. Lofgren is a sophomore majoring in economics in the College of Science.

* Bradley P. Lupton is a freshman majoring in chemical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Kelley M. O'Leary is a sophomore majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Jessica J. Pope is a sophomore majoring in environmental policy and planning in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Christopher K. Porter is a senior majoring in industrial and systems engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Nicholas D. Schaum is a sophomore majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Samuel C. Belzer is a senior majoring in music in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Leigh T. Bennett is a senior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Matthew D. Cochran is a junior majoring in management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* William D. Fairchild is a senior majoring in interdisciplinary studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Brett A. Layton is a senior majoring in aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Chelsea K. Layton is a sophomore majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Robert L. Lloyd is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Ruth Mikre is a sophomore majoring in fine arts in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Kathryn E. Newman is a junior majoring in human development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Michael L. Razzino is a senior majoring in business information technology in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Ryan B. Shapiro is a senior majoring in management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Dina M. Spencer is a senior majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Sohaib M. Ahmed is a junior majoring in civil engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Lesley R. DeDona is a sophomore majoring in political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Tyler R. Dupre is a freshman majoring in finance in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Tighe N. Marrone is a senior majoring in chemical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Allison M. McCormack is a junior majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Julie A. MicKey is a junior majoring in animal and poultry sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Jessica F. Romine is a senior majoring in animal and poultry sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* David M. Starler is a senior majoring in business information technology in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Brian C. Story is a senior majoring in chemistry in the College of Science.

* Minh N. Tran is a freshman majoring in biology in the College of Science.

* Paula J. Traugh is a sophomore majoring in psychology in the College of Science.

* Christina B. Williams is a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Christopher G. Wolberg is a sophomore majoring in biology in the College of Science.

* Florence C. Graham is a senior majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Daniel J. McFarland is a senior majoring in computer science in the College of Engineering.

* Judith Y. Wahyudi is a freshman majoring in economics in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Grant T. Black is a sophomore majoring in university studies at Virginia Tech.

* Robert J. Calvey is a sophomore majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Jeffrey A. Dean is a sophomore majoring in business in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Rebecca A. Miller is a junior majoring in English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Rosemary B. Sullivan is a senior majoring in hospitality and tourism management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Kathryn L. Taylor is a freshman majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Vinh C. Trinh is a junior majoring in biology in the College of Science.

* Peter T. Watson is a junior majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Tyler W. Wolverton is a junior majoring in finance in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Chi K. Yeung is a freshman majoring in statistics in the College of Science.

* Caitlin Crowley-Feldheim is a senior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Kerri A. Friedman is a senior majoring in classical studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Megan A. Hodgkins is a sophomore majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Kelsey L. White is a senior majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Zebib G. Bahta is a senior majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* William Chong is a sophomore majoring in geography in the College of Natural Resources.

* Mary K. Connell is a sophomore majoring in marketing management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Patricia E. Farley is a junior majoring in business information technology in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Karl J. Huber is a junior majoring in business information technology in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Matthew S. Ibarra is a sophomore majoring in computer engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Norikazu Ishikawa is a freshman majoring in economics in the College of Science.

* Sarah E. Joseph is a sophomore majoring in English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Elisabeth S. Kim is a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering.

* Kari M. Morrison is a senior majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Joseph M. Muffler is a senior majoring in English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Kelsey L. Muffler is a freshman majoring in communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* John P. Nelson is a junior majoring in hospitality and tourism management in the Pamplin College of Business.

* Klaudia A. Sandomierz is a sophomore majoring in environmental policy and planning in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

* Brian C. Stokes is a sophomore majoring in crop and soil environmental sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

* Erin G. Taylor is a senior majoring in political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Joshua D. Trebach is a freshman majoring in biology in the College of Science.

* Olivia K. Walsh is a freshman majoring in English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

* Abigail A. Watson is a freshman majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering

Kathleen M. Knights, a resident of Alexandria, has been named to the spring dean’s list at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio. She is the daughter of Chet and Elizabeth Knights.

Ryan Michael Crockett of Alexandria graduated cum laude from DePaul University in Chicago in June with a Juris Doctor degree from the College of Law.

Ritsuko Schiff of Alexandria has been awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Kaplan University. Schiff's accomplishment was celebrated during a live graduation ceremony on July 25 in Chicago. Award-winning actress America Ferrera, star of the ABC TV series "Ugly Betty," served as the commencement speaker.

Marjorie Glassco, daughter of Alexandria residents Richard and Sarah Glassco, was named to the dean's list at Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences for the spring 2009 term with a GPA of 3.7.

Samuel McCann, son of Alexandria residents Daniel McCann and Mary Jane Malinchak-McCann, was named to the dean's list at Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communications for the spring 2009 term with a GPA of 3.7.

Pamela Jacqueline Thompson made the dean's list at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton. This honor is reserved for degree candidates who have maintained high grade point averages over a semester (of at least 12 credit hours of work or more).

Nadya Muchoney of Alexandria is one of only 12 incoming Boston College freshmen chosen for the University's Presidential Scholars Program Class of 2013. Muchoney, a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in Alexandria, is the daughter of Anne Muchoney of Alexandria

Carmen Alston, who graduated from St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, Alexandria, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Department of the Interior's Blacks-in-Government (BIG) chapter. She will study international business at the University of Maryland.

Matthew Darlage of Alexandria was among the 1,445 students who graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University on Aug. 8. He received a degree in business information systems.

Colleen Rosania, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering at the University of Rochester, was named to the dean's list for academic achievement for the spring 2009 semester. Rosania, a resident of Alexandria, is the daughter of Thomas Rosania and Catherine Kamery, and a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.