Hospital Program Rewarded
Alexandria Hospital's "Understanding Aging" educational series has received an award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The series was created and coordinated by Stephanie Zeman, a geriatric clinical nurse specialist at Alexandria Hospital. Designed for residents 65 and older and thier families, it focuses on the normal aging pattern and ways to maintain or increase physical and mental well-being. Bishop Ireton Scholarships
Daniel Daly, James Hogan and Jeffrey Hosmer have been awarded academic scholarships by Bishop Ireton High School to attend the school beginning this fall. Daley won the first place award of $500 a year for four years; Hogan, the second place winner, will receive $300 a year for four years, and Hosmer, the third place winner, will receive $200 a year for four years.
A total of 50 eighth-grade students from Northern Virginia schools entered the scholarship competition, in which they were invited to submit essays on why they wanted to attend Ireton. School Official Honored
William M. Boothe has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award by Episcopal High School on North Quaker Lane in Alexandria.
Boothe, who retired in February after 35 years with the school, has been secretary-treasurer of the school's alumni association, director of public relations and endowment, director of development, editor of the alumni magazine, assistant athletic director, assistant track coach, dormitory master, golf coach and student advisor. Boothe's name will be added to a plaque that will hang in the school's Bryan Library. Chemistry Mentor Chosen
John Liebermann, a T.C. Williams High School chemistry teacher, has been selected as one of three high school mentors for the American Chemical Society's Olympiad Program, a chemistry competition for high school students. Twenty high school students from across the nation have been selected on the basis of their scores on a national chemistry test to attend the chemical society's study camp in June at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Liebermann will assist the students at the study camp, where four students will be selected to attend an International Chemistry Olympiad in the Netherlands in July. Liebermann also will accompany the 1987 and 1988 U.S. teams to the international chemistry olympics. Metro Employe of the Year
Terry Budwash has been named 1985 employe of the year for Metro's Rail Service. Budwash, a machinist, worked in Metro's service and inspection shop and yard in Alexandria. He was cited for preparing a gearbox manual for his fellow workers, and for building a portable motorized lift stand for the motor that runs a train's heating and air-conditioning systems. Budwash has also handled difficult welding jobs and has assisted in training machinists.
The transit authority presented a gold watch and a savings bond to Budwash, and the Department of Rail Service gave him a parking space at his work place and a day off. He now works in Metro's Brentwood Yard in D.C.