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Potomac School Notes March 20

Salisbury University senior Gloria Chibueze-Azinge of North Potomac, is working for Del. Adelaide Eckardt as a legislative intern in the Maryland General Assembly, thanks in part to the Henry H. “Buddy” Hanna Memorial Award. She is a political science major.

The following students have been named to Randolph-Macon Academy's honor rolls for the second quarter of the 2012-13 school year: Alexander Ndongo-Seh, the son of Edna Kweti-Fonderson and Patrice Ndongo-She, was named to the principal's list. Alex is an eighth grade student at Randolph-Macon. David Lee Jr., the son of Hong Gang Li and Chun Qing Lei, was named to the president's list. David is a junior at Randolph-Macon.

Six Virginia Tech students will present at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. The students submitted applications last fall to be part of the competitive conference, which takes place April 11-13, 2013, at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. The students include: Gregory Rodden of Potomac, a senior majoring in human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will give a poster presentation titled, “Chronic low-dose endotoxin treatment suppresses insulin signaling and impairs insulin-mediated glycogen synthesis in skeletal muscle cells.” Rodden was a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow at Fralin Life Science Institute.

The following Potomac area residents were named to the dean’s list at Salisbury University: Jaclyn Lambergman, Chase Nussbaum, Alexa Wert, Gloria Chibueze-Azinge, Jesse Cunningham, Julianne Durkin, Raleigh Meddings, Kassandra Reyes and Phillip Valencia.