School Notes

School Notes

Andrew Jackman was named to Sacred Heart University's dean's list.

Three graduating students at the University of Virginia, Alex Zorychta, Shaun Moshasha and Rachel Smith, have won the top prize of $20,000 at this year’s U.Va. Entrepreneurship Cup for their work with the Whooping Cough and took regional honors at an international genetic engineering competition. The team is also a finalist for a $100,000 Coulter Translational Research Grant, which U.Va. awards annually in June to help translate research into commercial products. The process will require at least three to five years.

Dr. Waleed Eisa, of Centreville, graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) on May 18 with a doctor of medicine degree.

Stephen Strickland received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering during the commencement ceremony at Widener University on May 18.

Michael Finneran graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C.

The University of Mary Washington’s dean's list for the spring semester of the 2012-13 academic year includes: Omar I. Aminzay, Gabrielle D. DeVincenzo, Rachel B. Ewalt, Emma L. Goodacre, Jennifer E. Greenlief, Eun-Mi K. JuMary C. Fesak, Taeheon Kim, Danica R. Leninsky, Shirley N. Martey, Jonathan A. Randall, and Alexandra C. Tenney.

Katherine L. Johnson has made the president’s list at The University of Mary Washington for the spring semester of the 2012-13 academic year.

Alexander Callo, a biological sciences major in the college of science,earned one of the very first Science, Technology and Law minors offered through the College of Science.

Alison Hager earned a bachelor of arts from Villanova University.

The following students made the president's list at James Madison University for the spring 2013 semester: Amanda Lawson, Li-Cheng Liu, Ellen Lombard, Katie Malinowski, Katherine Schmank, Jessica VanOrmer, and Melissa Walsh.

The following students graduated from James Madison University during the May 4, 2013 commencement exercises: Justine McDermott, Heidi Ermlick, Juliana KoKouryn Lupino, Stacy Morrisette, Dasol Kwan, Mallory Knapp, Michelle Sunda, Alexandra Bragg, Carl Anderson, Philip Hong, Brandon Lawlor, Daniel Kim, Susan Slusher, Kaitlin Fanning Emma Van Trees, Alexander Martello, Kathryn Gilbert, Amanda Lawson, Shelly Yang, Jason Delaney, Katherine Alberter, Alex Bishop, Hannah Whittaker, Esther Pak, Kyle Parker, Kevin Reardon, Nicholas Garifo, Allen Pak, Robert Dwyer, Christopher McShane, Anthony Bonadies, Ryan Carlson, Cameron Stark, James Berling, Russell Day, Theresa LaRose, and Kyle Hall.

John William Forneris, of Clifton, graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law on Sunday, May 19.

Jacqueline Elizabeth Rosas graduated from Baylor University this past May with a masters in social work.

The following students made the dean's list at James Madison University for the spring 2013 semester: Wahida Ahmad, Rebecca Baumgart, Alex Bishop, Alexandra Bragg, Elizabeth Chang, Judy Choi, Brendan Corcoran, William Datta, Russell Day, Nicolena DeWitt, Jason Delaney, Emily Elcano, Brendan English, Nicole Erney, Kaitlin Fanning, Katherine Fiely, Kathryn Gilbert, Daniel Kim, Mary Kim, Alexandra Kriss, Austin LoCascio, Grace Masumoto, Marissa McGill, Maggie McInturff, Rebecca Montalvo, Tien Nguyen, Stephanie Novak, Lindsay Ragole, James Seltzer, Amber Sizemore, Elissa Smith, Sara Stanley, Emma Stewart, Melissa Szymanski, Helen Tan, Jessica Vaughn, Thomas Verbanic, Emily Volkmann, Russell Wagoner, and Jessica Woolson.

Mollie Berner, Brigid Deely, and Ryan Hilker have been named to the University of Delaware's Dean's List for Spring 2013.

Valeria Diaz was named to the dean's list at the University of New Haven for the spring 2013 semester.

John DeBell and Michael Finneran were named to the spring 2013 dean's list at Wake Forest University.

Olivia Cibelle Zendja has been named to the dean's list for the 2013 spring semester at Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky.

Taylin Frame was named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester at Olivet Nazarene University.

Victoria Jane Nelson will attend the second annual Marine Corps Recruiting Command Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy at Marine Corps Base Quantico, July 21st-27th 2013.

The NOVEC High School Scholarship Program awarded 10 public high school students a $1,500 scholarship. Another $1,500 scholarship was awarded a student attending home-school or private school. Of these 11 students, Tatjana Fisher was awarded the J. Manley Garber scholarship, along with an additional $1,500. Brian Pisarcik, of Westfield High School, was a recipient of one $1,500 scholarship.

The following local residents have been named to the dean's list at Rochester Institute of Technology: Christina Brooks, Christopher Carey, and Thomas Golisano.

Rachel Cronin, of Centreville, earned a spot on the dean’s list at Lasell College.

Matthew Devcich graduated from Gettysburg College.