Week in Springfield

Week in Springfield

Lee High School Students Win Full-Ride College Scholarship

Lee High School seniors Lynn Nguyen and Pritpaul Matharoo received full-ride college scholarships from the Posse Foundation. Nguyen will attend Grinnell College in Iowa. Matharoo will attend The University of the South in Tennessee.

This the second year in a row Robert E. Lee High School has had two Posse Scholars. Last year, the two Posse Scholars were Sarah Nefcourt (University of Wisconsin at Madison) and Yishak Desta (Lafayette College). For information about the Posse Foundation, visit https://www.possefoundation.org/.

Stuff the Bus 2016

Fairfax County is promoting its annual "Stuff the Bus: Helping Fairfax Families" program at 14 locations from Jan. 16 to Feb. 15, 2016. This collaborative program, now in its sixth year, is a partnership among Fairfax County Government, local grocery stores and nonprofits to restock the shelves.

Each week a Fastran bus staffed by MV Transportation personnel will park at a different location and collect food donations. The campaign kicks off Saturday, Jan. 16, the weekend leading up to the Martin Luther King Day of Service, and will run each weekend until President’s Day, Monday, Feb. 15.

All donation hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Stuff the Bus dates and locations:

Saturday, Feb. 6

*Clifton Giant, 5740 Union Mill Road, Clifton. Benefiting Western Fairfax Christian Ministries.

*Fairfax Walmart, 11181 Lee Highway. Fairfax. Benefiting James Mott Community Assistance Program.

*Lorton Giant, 8941 Ox Road, Lorton. Benefitting Lorton Community Action Center.

Saturday, Feb. 13

*Cardinal Forest Giant, 8320 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. Benefiting Ecumenical Community Helping Others.

*Fair City Mall Shoppers, 9622 Main Street, Fairfax. Benefiting Our Daily Bread.

Monday, Feb. 15

*Kingstowne Giant, 5870 Kingstowne Blvd., Alexandria. Benefiting Koinonia Foundation.