From left above: Lion Steve Reber, Program Chairman; Katherine Gail Breza, Park View High School, Puyang Xue, St. Andrews Episcopal School; Lauren Christina Gold, Heritage High School; Rohan Parikh, Riverside High School; Joha Kim, Woodson High School; Elizabeth Ann George, Dominion High School; Victoria Graf, Williamsburg Middle School; Charlotte Jane Maskelony, Washington Lee High School; Hana Wang, Riverbend Middle School; Carlos Olivares, Potomac Falls High School, Keira Noelle Konson, Dominion Christian School; Ethan Morad, Herndon Middle School; Lion Anne Ryan, Club President; Antara Hebbar, Kilmer Middle School; McKenna Patrice Martinez.
Winners of the James A. Bland Music Competition, co-sponsored by the Reston Lions Club and the Reston Community Center, held on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Reston Community Center were as follows: Vocal competition: Elisabeth Ann George, first place; Lauren Christina Gold, second place; and McKenna Patrice Martinez, third place. Instrument competition: Victoria Graf, first place; Hana Wang, second place; and Ethan Morad, third place.
First place winners received $100 and are eligible to compete in the Virginia Regional, the District and the State competitions for additional awards. Second place winners received $75 and third place winners received $50. Judges were Lydia Kriso, Gretel Von Pischke, Katie Katinas and Leslie Luxemburg.