Athletic Honors for Rice
Adam Rice, son of Betsy and Edward A. Rice of Alexandria, was named to both the Interstate Athletic Conference (Virginia, Maryland and the District) All-Conference Team and the Virginia All-State second team in lacrosse as determined by a state poll of coaches. He was also awarded the Alexandria Sportsmen's Club City Lacrosse Player of the Year award, and the Baltimore Chapter of the Episcopal High School Old Boys Association trophy for the outstanding lacrosse player of the 1987 season. Rice, a senior at Episcopal High School and attackman and cocaptain of the school's lacrosse team, will attend Denison University in Ohio in the fall.
New School Board Clerk
Billie Watson Hughes has been appointed clerk of the Alexandria School Board, succeeding the late Gayle Wolfford, who died March 25. Hughes has taught mortuary science at the Van Ness campus of the University of the District of Columbia, has served as chairman of the Education Committee of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, worked at the Washington Hospital Center as a case progression monitor, and since 1982, has been the executive secretary in the office of the Alexandria city manager.
8 Gifted Students Picked
Eight public and private school students in Alexandria have been chosen to attend the Governor's School for the Gifted this summer. They are William Geoghegan, Corinne Hayden, David Levy and John Rosenberg from T.C. Williams High School; Richard Benedict from St. Stephens School; Christopher Martin and Christopher Tully from Bishop Ireton High School; and Elizabeth Middleton from St. Agnes School. Nominated by public school superintendents and private school principals throughout Virginia, these juniors and seniors were selected on the basis of scholastic ability or talent in the visual or performing arts. The Governor's School offers them the opportunity to pursue special interests and benefit from enrichment in other areas of study.
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