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Centre View School Notes: Oct. 4, 2012

Myles Anhalt of Centreville, a cadet in the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Class of 2016, majoring in university studies, has joined Virginia Tech’s regimental band, the Highty-Tighties. The Highty-Tighties are celebrating their 119th anniversary this year under the direction of Maj. George McNeill.

The fall semester is underway at the Georgia Institute of Technology with the following students in its freshman class:

Hye Min Cha, Computer Engineering major, from Chantilly

Baovy Do, Business Administration major, from Chantilly

Isaac Lee, Computer Engineering major, from Chantilly

Jesse Liu, Computational Media major, from Oak Hill

Holly Parrish, Computer Engineering major, from Oak Hill

Nicole Votaw, Biomedical Engineering major, from Oak Hill

Twenty-eight students from Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) have been named 2013 National Achievement Scholarship program semifinalists in an academic competition for Black American high school students conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). This is a record number of National Achievement Scholarship program semifinalists for FCPS.

The semifinalists at Chantilly High School are David Keith and Johanan Sowah.

Air Force Airman Joel C. Weems graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Weems is the son of Towana Vance of Lee Highway, Fairfax. He is a 2011 graduate of Westfield High School, Chantilly.