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Potomac School Notes March 28

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William Lewis, a senior from Potomac, has recently been named to the honor roll for the winter term at The Loomis Chaffee School.

Solana Lazarte of Potomac, a student at Winston Churchill High School, has been nominated to represent Maryland as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2012 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Lazarte has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of journalism and media. Lazarte was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

Three Potomac residents have recently been named to the dean's list at Boston University for the Fall semester. Students recognized for this honor include: Rahel A. Fainchtein, Zoe M. Kabelac, and Deanna M. Myer.

The following student from Colgate University is a recipient of the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the 2011 fall term at Colgate University.

  • Juliane Viktoria Wiese of Potomac is studying philosophy. Wiese is the daughter of Dr. Arthur M. Wiese and Mrs. Christiane Wiese and a graduate of The Academy of the Holy Cross.

The following residents have been named to the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences' Dean's List for Fall Semester 2011:

  • Laura Ardila, a resident of Potomac.

  • Jodie Chang, a resident of Potomac.

  • Lucas Chang, a resident of Potomac.

  • Casey Ebner, a resident of Potomac.

  • Elizabeth Kaufman, a resident of Potomac.

  • Samantha Miller, a resident of Potomac.

  • Natalie Raps, a resident of Potomac.

  • Nathaniel Rosen, a resident of Potomac.

  • Weili Shi, a resident of North Potomac.

Grace Han has been named to the fall 2011 Dean's List at University of the Sciences. Han is from North Potomac, and is a doctor of pharmacy student.

Area students were named to the dean's list at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for their outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2011-12 year.

  • Tendai A. M'ndange-Pfupfu, a member of the Class of 2013, is the son of Tamburai M'ndange-Pfupfu and Laura Rubinstein of Potomac, and is majoring in economics with a concentration in financial markets at Colby. He attended Sidwell Friends School.

Gettysburg College offers a rich and diverse 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.