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The 2013 Wakefield High School Education Foundation scholarship winners are: Mohanned Abdelaziz, NOVA; Amine Amarir, Georgia Tech; Carla Astudillo, NOVA; Ridi Barua, NOVA; Isaac Becerra-Llanos, VPI; Miles Bunsaku Crank-Brock, NOVA; Magdalena Carpio-Melendez, GMU; Matthew Chen, Evergreen State; Brandon Corts, MIT; Aboubacar Dia, UVA; Meron Gessesse, NOVA; Victor Gomez, Yale; Zoe Amanda Hemenway, JMU; Daniel Hill, NOVA; Alec Scott Jackson, University of Pittsburgh; Philip Joyner, NOVA; Laura Lemus-Linares; Vincent J Lopez, Inidana, PA; Malcolm Maloney, UVA; Daniel Mercado-Rios, UVA; Alexa Renee Moore, University of Pittsburg; Sibgatul Quayum, VPI; Briana N Rusin, Pepperdine; Rossnelly Salazar, NOVA; Shaneil Silvera, VCU; Ani Sinani, William & Mary; Danielle Vado, NOVA

Cadet Luis Antonio Gamarra Mendoza Jr. will travel to Canada this summer with The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes to participate in the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, featuring more than 2,000 Canadian and international military and civilian performers. Mendoza is majoring in psychology.

Cadet Col. Killian Hopcroft was recognized at Randolph-Macon Academy for superior performance in Air Force JROTC. Hopcraft was presented The MacArthur Cadet of the Year Award, which recognizes a cadet who demonstrates exceptional performance of duties and responsibilities in a leadership role throughout the year.

The following students made the president's list at James Madison University for the spring 2013 semester: Hannah Aiken, Michael Brown, David Elliot, Ellen Fransen, Rosemary Girard, Beatrix Haddon, Brian Hahn, Logan Knowles, Lisa Konort, Dana Probasco, Christina Radloff, Meghan Reed, and Shannon Smith.

The following students graduated from James Madison University: Madeline Boyd, Meghan Bourne, Chloe Lewis, Teresa Rusin, Samuel Easley, Katharine Donohoe, Matthew Demsky, Jaclyn Smith, Alexander Case, Colin Smith, Karlyn Doyle, Alice Nelson, Stephen Hunsberger, Robert Matyas, Claire Doyle, Meghan Reed, Jason McNabola, James Sheats, Abinezer Teklegiorgis, Jennifer Sun, Elizabeth Guttman, John Bernhardt, Selamawit Mamo, Brian Hahn, and Julia Magin.

Halle C. Ritter received a master's of engineering in environmental and water quality engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The Binghamton University Alumni Association has elected Christina M. Ritter to its Board of Directors. Her term of service begins July 1.

Dr. Solomon Yayehe graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University.

Jeffrey W. Apperson, Nicole M. Dobson, Anne R. Grasselli, and Emma K. Leheney have made the president’s list at The University of Mary Washington for the spring semester of the 2012-13 academic year.

The following students have made the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2012-13 academic year at The University of Mary Washington: Sarah A. Anouilh, Elyse N. Bush, Elizabeth J. S. Davis, Christine M. Downie, Rachel L. Duffy, Mattson C. Fields, Seamus N. Hooban, Anna K. Keyser, Alice A. O'Brien, Jeffrey A. Paddock, Andrew G. Perrow, Alexandra O. Rodriguez, Julia Ruane, Christine S. Rumpf, Catherine Schlupp, William H. Sharp, Imani B. Tinter, Kathryn R. Tsagronis, Jacob M. Weiss, and Richard R. Westerman.

Elaine McCartin, daughter of Terrence and Muftuah McCartin of Arlington, graduated with a degree in English from Colorado College.

Caitlin Cassidy earned an MS in occupational therapy from the UIC College of Applied Health Sciences.

Grace Rieman, daughter of Garth and Deborah Rieman, graduated from Grove City College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Elizabeth De Leon earned a spot on the Loyola Marymount University dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.

The following students made the dean's list at James Madison University for the spring 2013 semester: Valerie Acquesta, Jordan Albro, Kelsey Barnes, Mara Berkland, Cody Buchanan, Katharine Donohoe, Margaret Duarte, Erin Eby, Lorrane Freitas, Rachel Green, Matthew Grieco, Rachel Griffin, Devon Harkins, Charles Hilla, Stephen Hunsberger, Laura Jennings, Alanna John, Scott Liddell, Louis Linden, Amanda Maggio, Julia Magin, Ghizlaine Mallek, Selamawit Mamo, Jennifer McCue, Lisa McNabola, Olivia Merrion, Jordan Meyer, Allison Mihalik, Kelsey Moffitt, Andrea Oaxaca, Nicholas RisCassi, Timothy Ryan, Bilgiin-Ild Saruul-Erdene, Christopher Seipp, James Sheats, Jaclyn Smith, Timothy Stansell-Gamm, Christian Straubs, Kevin Tomlinson, Nicole Tormey, Thomas Vasilopoulos, Charles Vitale, Michael Yuhas, Imane Zirari, and Bruno del Alamo.

Rachel N. Jacobs, a government major, and Margaret M. Meyer, a human development major, both graduated from Colby College.

Bayard B. Roberts has been selected for inclusion on the dean's list for academic achievement during the spring semester at St. Lawrence University.

Ratnakumar Paleru was awarded the GR cert in telecommunications and the master of science in electrical and computer engineering from Lawrence Technological University.

Tessa Gorte and Louisa Allen were named to the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.

Aliou Sow and.Kristina Bikoulova graduated from Davis & Elkins College.

Katherine Andril has been named to the dean's high honors list at Connecticut College for the 2013 spring semester.

Joseph Breslin has been named to the dean's list at The University of Scranton.

Alec Jackson was awarded the David M. Brown Memorial Scholarship award for 2013 by The Friends of Arlington’s David M. Brown Planetarium.

Pauline A. Cusmano and Stephanie C. Smith made the spring 2013 dean's list at McDaniel College.

Spencer Wilkens Brown graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in English, and Catherine Marie Frondorf graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in Communication, from McDaniel College.

John Michael Payne, Tara Smith, and Amelia Snelling have been named to the University of Delaware's dean's list for spring 2013.

Sara Brigagliano, Arianne McArdle and Gretchen Schneider were named to the dean’s list at Wake Forest University.

Carsen Mata was named to the dean's list at Fairfield University.

Yi Wang graduated from the University of New Haven with a bachelors of science in finance.

Christopher M. Schmeelk and Paige E. Taylor have been named to the dean’s list at Virginia Military Institute.

Michael Kitson, a computer science major; Froy Melendez, an applied mathematics major; Ramsey Opp, a computer science major; and graphic design major Janet West all made the dean's list for spring 2013 quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Crystal Nicole Donaldson earned a bachelor's of business administration degree from Fort Hays State University.

Alexandra Symcak has enrolled in Coastal Carolina University for the fall 2013 semester.

Sarah K. DiNardo was awarded a bachelor of arts degree from Denison University.

Margaret M. Meyer was named to the dean's list for the spring semester of the 2012-13 year at Colby College.

John Bruemmer was named to the honor list of Oxford College for the 2013 spring semester.

Kathryn Gstalder made the spring 2013 dean's list at The University of Toledo.

Logan Frederick earned academic recognition this spring.at Skidmore College. Frederick received the Roy T. Abbott III ‘78 Memorial Prize and was elected to membership in Pi Mu Epsilon. She was also named to the 2013 inaugural Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Good Works Team.

Jacob Sherman graduated from Berklee College of Music.

Mary Hudgins and Jo-Yee Pang have been named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for spring quarter 2013.

Audrey Bowler has been named to the dean’s honor list at Gettysburg College.

Kelsey Finnegan graduated from the University of Delaware.

Melody Wren was named to the dean’s list at Marist College for the spring 2013 semester. She is a member of the class of 2013 and is majoring in environmental science and policy.

Jessica Neupane was recognized for outstanding achievement at Randolph-Macon Academy. Jessica received a Certificate of Excellence for Honors Spanish III and achieved an honorable mention on the Spanish National Exam.

Jacob Sherman and Gabriel Yudken have earned placement on the dean’s list for the spring semester of 2013 at Berklee College of Music.

Anneliese Gretsch was a recipient of the dean's award for academic excellence during the 2013

spring term at Colgate University.

Katrina McDougal, an East Asian languages and cultures major, earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2013 semester at the University of Kansas.

Eric Alafita earned a master of science in electrical engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Eric Allen Oak graduated from Miami University.

Marie-Claire H. Walters has been named to first honors on the Clark University dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.

Victoria Krieger was named to the dean’s list at Salisbury University for the spring 2013 semester.

Justin Etkin and Alexandra Pill graduated from Emory University. Etkin received a bachelor of buisness administration while Pill received a bachelor of science degree.

Andre Nichols earned a bachelor of arts with a focus in liberal studies from Union Institute & University.

Holly Sewell, a student at Genesee Community College, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.

Michael Kitson graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor of science degree in computer science from RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

The following students will be attending Hampden-Sydney College this upcoming fall: Jacob Ander Coleman Runkle who will enter with a President’s Award; Michael Frederick Bernlohr who will enter with an Alumni Award; and John Paul Brennan and Franciso Austin Murphy-Apgar who will both enter as freshman.

Amy R. Law, Eleanor D. Mills, Michael T. Stahr, and Grace S. Vinson have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at the University of Vermont.

Clarissa Soon graduated from Drake University with a bachelors of science in business administration at the conclusion of the spring 2013 semester.

Evan Barba, Bryan Larish, John Scott, and Nathan Young graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Domenic Carr and Michael Saunders were presented degrees from The Georgia Institute of Technology.

Ubirata de Aquino and Jeffrey Mullen graduated from UMass Lowell.

Matias Moreno took part in the annual Engineering Scholars Program on the campus of Michigan Technological University.

Carolina Galdiz received faculty honors for the 2013 spring semester at Trinity College.

Alex Still was named to the dean’s list at Butler University for the spring 2013 semester.

Brandon Ravenell and Lauren Clabaugh graduated from Rider University. Both were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Rider University.

Brooke Weber graduated from Tufts University with a bachelor’s degree in child development cum laude.

Nathan Young made the dean's list for spring semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lauren Brooks graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University's College in May.

The following students enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester: Alice A. Farrell, Erin L. Wallace, Ahmed A. Aly, Amanda C. Anger, Sarah C. Fyffe, David B. Kogan, Doreen M. Ng-Sui-Hing, Ethan G. Scholl, Eric Andrade, Ward D. Bonnefond, Jason Cespedes, Lance R. Chao, Paige Emanivong, Glenn G. Kinsman, Joselyn B. Martinez, Jake M. Miller, Sabrina K. Patwary, Aasim S. Rawoot, Hagar G. Sanjakdar, John J. Bardo, Sarah V. Chase-Walsh, Robert E. Cole, Emily E. Cook, William L. Dickerson, Olivia Huston, Stephanie A. Jennings, Patrick R. Jourdan, Benjamin M. Liroff, Mark P. Mainardi, Valerie A. McDonald, Devin J. O'Conor, Daniel J. Owen, Roy B. Powell, Sarah I. Russo, Ian B. Smith, Victor L. Weiss, Charmaine Kate V. Rose, Corbin C. Bird, James T. Boisture, Ryan M. Buescher, Kaley J. Burlingame, Eric B. Carver, Alejandra M. Espinoza, Anthony A. Flickner, Nicholas J. Friedman, Henry W. Grover, David M. Hernandez, Stephanie P. Hitchcock, Maxie G. Keeler, Alina M. Kramer, James A. Leyden, Alexander G. Matta, Victoria E. Mellin, Raleigh K. Mills, Allison A. Page, Brenda Rezvan, Ethan B. Roberts, William T. Ryan, John R. Seidman, Olivia J. Shipley, An T. Truong, James M. Watkins, Thomas W. Yu, Erica L. Wiles and Katherine M. Seymour.

Ashley Fredericks and Daniele Starfield have been named to Eckerd College’s dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.

Sarah Phillips graduated from Geneva College with a degree in business.

Robert Dewald, Julia Fairweather and Thomas Newman were named to the spring 2013 dean’s list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

The following Virginia Tech students were among those honored at the university's spring graduate commencement ceremony: Meredith Clayton, Patricia Happ, Monica Pearce, Natalie LaLonde, Robert Barnes, Michael Maslowsky, Andrea Bleistein, Kristopher Kelley, Geil Rios Vidal, Bruno Gabrielli, Darin Liston, Charles Mcneill, Laura Walton, Thai Trinh, Kathrine Kirstein, Benjamin White, Christopher Cook, Sulayman Njie, and Vinay Patel.

Jason Conner has been named to the dean's list for the 2012-13 spring semester at Geneva College.

Victoria T. Stewart earned dean's list honors at Saint Joseph's University for the spring 2013 semester.

The following students have been named to Randolph-Macon Academy's honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 school year:

Thomas Kim, the son of Richard and Un Hui Kim, was named to the dean's list. Kim was a junior at Randolph-Macon Academy during the 2012-13 school year.

Erik Wagner, the son of Karl Wagner, was named to the principal's list. Wagner was a seventh-grader at Randolph-Macon Academy during the 2012-13 school year.

Jessica Neupane, the daughter of Ram and Goma Neupane, was named to the president's list. Neupane was a sophomore at Randolph-Macon Academy during the 2012-13 school year.

Erik Wagner was recognized for outstanding achievements and contributions at Randolph-Macon Academy Middle School's end-of-year awards ceremony. Wagner, who is the son of Karl Wagner, received the outstanding mastery award in art and the most improved student award in life science. He was a seventh grade student during the 2012-13 school year.

Julia Fairweather earned a bachelor of science degree in industrial and management engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in May.

The Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech awarded Catarina F. Esteves the Pamplin Leadership Award offered through University Honors for the 2013-14 academic year. Esteves, who graduated from Yorktown High School in 2013, will be majoring in biochemistry at College of Science at Virginia Tech.

The Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech awarded Carlos R. Monroy the Pamplin Leadership Award offered through University Honors for the 2013-14 academic year. Monroy, who graduated from Washington-Lee High School in 2013, will be majoring in general engineering at College of Engineering at Virginia Tech.

Killian Hopcroft, the son of Troy Hopcroft of Arlington and Lorraine Hopcroft, graduated from Randolph-Macon Academy in May 25. He was the Corps of Cadets Corps Commander while at the Academy. At the end of the school year, he received the MacArthur Cadet of the Year Award, the American Legion General Military Excellence Award and the Commandant's Award. Hopcroft participated in varsity football, soccer, and lacrosse.

Charles Toth, class of 2014, was named to the dean's list for the 2012-2013 academic year at Lake Forest College. Toth is a graduate of H B Woodlawn.

Washington-Lee High School graduate Perrin Falkner is beginning a long term Rotary Youth Exchange in Bolivia sponsored by the Arlington Rotary club. Perrin enjoys studying other cultures, and this trip will be an opportunity for her to learn about the many facets of Bolivian society as she heads to Santa Cruz de la Sierra on Aug. 12 for nine months. A member of the National Honor Society, she has been accepted at the University of Virginia and plans to study engineering when she returns. Perrin is the daughter of Jimmy and Kelly Falkner of Arlington. For more on the youth exchange program: www.rotary7610.org/YouthExchange.htm.

Anabel Montano was named to the spring dean's list at Mary Baldwin College.

Jessica Neupane has been appointed to the student leadership organization of cadre within the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) at Randolph-Macon Academy. She is the daughter of Ram and Goma Neupane of Arlington. Neupane, a junior at R-MA, received the position of Band Logistics NCOIC with the rank of Technical Sergeant.

Navy Midshipman Jonathan D. Wabeke, a 2013 graduate of H. B. Woodlawn High School, recently completed 'Plebe' Summer at the U.S. Navy Academy.

Navy Midshipman Thomas E. Doughty, Jr, son of Mary E. M. and Thomas E. Doughty of Arlington, recently completed 'Plebe' Summer at the U.S. Navy Academy.

Navy Midshipman Julia L. Arthur, daughter of George Arthur, of Arlington, recently completed 'Plebe' Summer at the U.S. Navy Academy.

Bryn Buchanan, a Northern Arizona University communications studies major and resident of Flagstaff, Ariz., was named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.

Jieyun Hao and Dana Warnecke were named to the dean’s list at Purdue University.

Sivaram Ramachandran earned semester honors at Purdue University.