Army Management Award
John W. Macy Jr. has been posthumously honored for his outstanding efforts in the field of civilian personnel management by the Army Civilian Personnel Alumni Association with its Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service. In a Pentagon ceremony, Assistant Secretary of the Army Delbert L. Spulock Jr. presented the award to Macy's son Thomas.
Macy, who died in December, began his government career in 1938 and served under four presidents. During President Johnson's administration, Macy concurrently served as chairman of the U.S. Civil Service Commission and as Johnson's principal adviser on presidential appointments. School Bus Roadeo
Lane Smith, a special education school bus driver from Sterling, has won the Fairfax County Public Schools' Bus Roadeo and is to represent the school system in the Fourth Annual State School Bus Roadeo in Charlottesville.
The competition, which will pit Smith against 30 contestants, tests drivers with a written quiz on state school bus laws and regulations, an inspection of a "rigged" school bus to identify defects or malfunctions, and an obstacle course of six bus-maneuvering events.
The state competition winner will compete in the national Roadeo in Denver. Honor From Jaycees
Nancy Gray Haden of Warrenton has been named the Outstanding First Year Jaycee by the Virginia Jaycees.
A Jaycee since October 1985, Haden has served as the director and the management development vice president of the Warrenton-Fauquier Jaycees. She has been Jaycee of the Month six times and Jaycee of the Quarter once.
Haden, a 1974 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, is to represent Virginia in the National Outstanding First Year Jaycee competition in Reno, Nev. History Day Contest
Twelve Fairfax County public school students have won first or second place at the state competition in the National History Day contest sponsored by the Virginia Society of History Teachers and judged by educators and representatives from business and government.
The junior and senior divisions of the competition were each divided into seven categories. The winners, in their respective divisions and categories, are: senior division: Melissa C. Smith, Robinson Secondary School, second place, individual project; Heather Hopkins and Anne Joseph, Robinson Secondary, second place, group project; Becky N. Joy, Robinson Secondary, first place, individual media presentation; Cara Beavers, Michelle L. Smith, Tiffany E. Smith, Katie Stern and Timothy J. Wedding, Robinson Secondary, second place, group media presentation; junior division: Peter Grossi, Haycock Elementary, first place, individual project; Allen S. Piper, Longfellow Intermediate, second place, individual performance, and Karen E. Eisner, Haycock Elementary, second place, individual media presentation.
These students are to compete in the National History Day competition this month at the University of Maryland.
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