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Potomac Schools April 4-10

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Gettysburg College offers a range of off-campus study abroad opportunities. These programs supplement and enhance regular on-campus courses.

  • Patricia Atwater of Potomac, a Junior at Gettysburg College, is spending the Spring 2012 semester studying in Japan.

  • Julia Hammond of North Potomac, a Junior at Gettysburg College, is spending the Spring 2012 semester studying in Dominican Republic.

  • Veronika Stare of Potomac, a Junior at Gettysburg College, is spending the Spring 2012 semester studying in Denmark.

Michael Boyland of Potomac has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean's Honor list for outstanding academic achievement in Fall 2011.

The following students have been named to Randolph-Macon Academy's honor rolls for the second quarter of the 2011-12 school year:

  • Birahim Thiam, the son of Oumou and Idrissa Thiam of North Potomac, was named to the Dean's List. Birahim is a senior at Randolph-Macon.

  • David Lee, the son of Chunqing Lei of Potomac, was named to the President's List. David is a sophomore at Randolph-Macon.

The following students were named to the Dean's List of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., for the 2011 fall semester.

  • Antonios Anagnostopoulos of Potomac, son of Dimitris Anagnostopoulos and Dr. Athena Economides,

  • Deborah Plotsky of North Potomac, daughter of Dr. Jonathan Plotsky and Dr. Carol Plotsky,

  • Alexander Kiener of Potomac, son of Dr. Peter Kiener and Cathy Kiener,

  • Hannah Goldstein of Potomac, daughter of Dr. Stafford Goldstein and Dr. Debra Weinstein,

  • Trisha Patel of North Potomac, daughter of Mukesh Patel and Kalpnaben Patel,

  • Gregoire Taillet of Potomac, son of Philippe Taillet and Marie-Claude Taillet,

  • Gabrielle Sandler of Potomac, daughter of Robert Sandler and Benita Sandler,

  • Rui Zhong of North Potomac, daughter of Shen Zhong and Ruibai Luo,

The following student received a degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., on Dec. 17, 2011.

  • Ariel Levin of North Potomac, daughter of Alan Levin and Bonnie Richter, received a Bachelor of Arts from Emory College of Emory University.

Adam Pelta-Pauls of Potomac, a senior at Gettysburg College, participated in the Spring 2012 production of "Romeo & Juliet."

The following high school students from Montgomery County are receiving college scholarships this year through Comcast’s annual Leaders and Achievers program:

  • Naomi Orevba of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School;

  • Esther Oh of Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville;

  • Alexa Pereira of Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda;