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McLean AAUW serves up STEM awards

The McLean area branch of the American Association of University (AAUW) presented its 2021 STEM Achievement Awards to six female high-school students during a Sept. 18 ceremony held online. Recipients include McLean High School students Susan Shobeiri (math), Vivian Kreeb...

AAUW fund-raiser brings in cash for scholarships

The McLean area branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) brought nearly $22,000 in support of programs for women through its recent fund-raising campaign, held in lieu of its annual used-book sale. The event featured memorabilia signed by...

NVCC students garner Lockheed Martin training support

Three Northern Virginia Community College students have been selected to receive the first-of-its-kind Lockheed Martin Vocational Training Scholarship. Computer and information-sciences students Omar Saaid and Raja Khurram Zilfiqar and engineering student Wilmot Westreicher were awarded scholarships of $6,600 toward their...

Flint Hill student garners international scholarship

Chapter AO (Vienna) of the P.E.O. Sisterhood has awarded Isobel Matsukas, a 2021 graduate of Flint Hill School, one of the international organization’s prestigious STAR scholarship. Matsukas was chosen by the international selection committee based on academic performance, school and...

Students garner Community Foundation scholarships

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia recently presented more than $320,000 in college scholarships to 122 recent high-school graduates and current college students. “Every year, we are very impressed by the pool of talented students applying,” said Eileen Ellsworth, president...

Wakefield grads to share in large scholarship pool

The Wakefield High School Education Foundation recently awarded scholarships to members of the Wakefield High School Class of 2021. Students attending four-year schools will receive $12,000 each, with others receiving $4,000. In addition, four Beitler Inspiration Scholars were named and...

NAACP branch awards nearly $60,000 in scholarship funds

The Arlington branch of the NAACP recently awarded nearly $60,000 in college scholarships to Arlington high-school students. Recipients were selected based on academics, school/community involvement, leadership potential, commitment to the ideals of the NAACP and, in the case of some...

W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of 2021. The $1,500 scholarships will support students with college expenses in their freshman year. Students receiving scholarships, and the institutions of higher...

Scholarships bestowed at spring tea in Great Falls

Great Falls Friends & Neighbors at its annual Spring Tea on April 25 bestowed scholarships on four local women who are attending college. This year’s scholarship winners, who attend George Mason University and received $1,500 each, included: • Cathy Yoo, an...

Rotary Club lauds counselor, provides student scholarships

In its efforts to promote student achievement, the Arlington Rotary Club recently honored a local educator and presented county high-school student scholarships totaling $18,000. Laurie Dodson, a counselor at Key Immersion Elementary School, was named “Educator of the Year.” Arlington...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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