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Centre View School Notes May 15

Edison Russ, of Chantilly, graduated from Emory & Henry College.

Carolina Sosa, a sophomore at Westfield High School, was among 50 girls from 23 states and Puerto Rico to participate in the ANNpower Vital Voices Leadership program. The ANNpower Vital Voices Initiative is a partnership between ANN INC, parent company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, and Vital Voices. The program empowers young women with leadership skills to affect global progress, invest in their communities and begin their journeys as the next generation of leaders.

The following local students recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi: Scott Stangeby of Oak Hill, Yana Hubiarnatarava of Fairfax and Lindsay Blassic of Oak Hill.

Christopher Robinson of Chantilly was named to the dean’s list at Syracuse University. He is part of the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics.

Jaclyn Lasky of Chantilly High School was honored by the Virginia/Washington, D.C. affiliate of the National Center for Women in IT, for her efforts to learn computer science.

Adair Findley, of Centreville, graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Flagler College.

Emily Morris, of Oak Hill, graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree from Flagler College.

Nathaniel Schrader will be attending Stevenson University this fall after graduating from Westfield High School. Nathaniel plans to major in film, video and theatre.

Olivia D. Venus, of Fairfax, will receive a master of business administration degree with a major in executive management from Ashland University at the Spring Commencement ceremony on May 11.

Kevin Murphy, of Fairfax, recently graduated from Champlain College. Murphy received a bachelor of science degree in computer forensics & digital investigation with a possible specialization and/or minor.

Elizabeth Hellman graduated from Pennsylvania State University at University Park, Pa. with a bachelor of arts degree in public relations and minors in business and political science. She attended Chantilly High School and graduated in 2009.

Emily J. Rosenthal, of Oak Hill, received the Search for Excellence award at Millersville University's Honors and Awards Convocation.

Flagler College senior Adair Findley, of Centreville, was recently inducted into the Phi Omicron chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the official national communication honor society for undergraduates.

The following local students recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi: Austin Fallon, Bryan Li and Jason Dolinger.

Ryan Christopher Branch has been selected for a leadership position at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Branch has been promoted to Delta Company first sergeant. A resident of Centreville, Branch is studying physical education .

Danielle Martin, of Centreville, recently received the Poly-Med Outstanding Senior Award in bioengineering at Clemson University. Martin also was awarded a graduate fellowship from Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, and will receive a cash stipend of $10,000 to pursue graduate work in bioengineering. Martin will graduate summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA in May with a degree in bioengineering and a minor in business administration. She is enrolled in the University of Pittsburgh's dual-degree program to obtain a master of science in bioengineering and an MBA. She is a 2009 graduate of Centreville High School.

The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College recently honored the winners of the 24th Annual Writing Contest with a ceremony featuring Laura Scott, poet and author of “Death Wishing.” In the short fiction category, first place went to Gabrielle McCormack, of Centreville, for “Show Me Your Smile Please” and Morgan Skaggs, of Oakton, took second place for “Sang Noir.” This year’s awards were sponsored by the Society for Fine Arts.

Aun Kei Hong of Centreville graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor of science degree and a master of science degree in computer engineering from RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering in the winter 2012-13 quarter.

Adair Findley, of Centreville, graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Flagler College.

Emily Morris, of Oak Hill, graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree from Flagler College.

Torrian Pace, a senior at Youngstown State University, has been named to Who's Who Among Students at American Universities and Colleges.

Thoa Jennifer M. Tran, of Centreville, received the Dr. Clyde S. & Pauline F. Stine Scholarship from Millersville University.

Daniel Deskin Nicoll graduated from Hampden-Sydney College with a B.A. in history. A graduate of Bishop Ireton High School, he is the son of Scott and Colleen Nicoll of Centreville.