Rower on National Team
Jason Scott, a rising T.C. Williams High School senior, has been selected for the Junior National crew team's four-man shell with coxswain. Rowers from across the United States participated in early trials for the Junior National team in Quantico in June. The T.C. team, which practiced in Brugge, Belgium, will compete in the Junior World Championship in Cologne, West Germany, Aug. 5 through 9.
Scott started rowing at T.C. Williams two years ago when he moved to Alexandria from Bellevue, Wash. He rowed in T.C.'s varsity heavyweight eight-man shell with coxswain last season.
Arts Grants Awarded
Del. Marian Van Landingham (D-Alexandria) recently announced that the Virginia Commission on the Arts has awarded grants totaling $24,433 to the following Alexandria arts groups: Alexandria Choral Society, $3,000, for their annual American concert held in March; Alexandria City Schools, $1,300, for an arts-in-education poetry residency; City of Alexandria, a $4,000 grant matching city support; Alexandria Civic Symphony, $1,333, for salary assistance for a production manager; Kinney and Company, a children's theater group, $3,000, for general operations; Opera Project, $5,000, for general operations; and the Secondary Schools Occupational Center, $5,800 for an artist-in-education visual arts residency.
Women in Science Scholar
Suzanna Kang, a senior at T.C. Williams, won a scholarship to the Young Women in Science Program at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va.
Thirty-six students were selected from 132 nominees across the state for the three-week program of concentrated study in chemistry and biology. Students spend six mornings per week taking courses in two of the following fields: microbiology, organic chemistry of natural products and field biology.
Golden Apple Awards
Twenty-four teachers and support staff members were given Golden Apple Awards by the Faculty Advisory Council at T.C. Williams. The awards are for the teachers' efforts to improve life at T.C.
The recipients were: Elva Aukland, Jimmi Barnwell, Aqbal Bhangu, Jeanne Clemons, Gloria Davidson, Mike DiSalvo, Jay Farrah, Diane Hixon, Vida Johnson, Anne Kitchen, Charles Lawrence, Almeda Lee, Lil Lubsen, Jay Matuk, Diane McClaugherty, James Miller, Sally Miller, Charles Miller, Alice Murphy, Mike Oliver, John Raiford, Helen Staren, Charlotte Stokes and Dot Torpey.
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