Military Academy Nominees Rep. Stan Parris (R-Va.) has nominated eight Prince William high school seniors to four military academies. Each academy will select one nominee from a pool of 10 that Parris has named from the 8th Congressional District, which includes parts of Fairfax and Stafford counties. He has named 40 high school seniors -- 10 for each academy.
James Edward Thrall of Potomac High School and Andrew Pasterchick of Gar-Field High School have been nominated to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Hung Le of Gar-Field High School and Jeffrey Dean Lasseter of Woodbridge High School have been nominated to attend the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.
Todd Michael Grover and Kenneth David Odom, both of Potomac High School, and Marc Yu of Woodbridge High School have been nominated to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
Leon Roger Mason Jr. of Gar-Field was nominated to attend the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.
Rep. D. French Slaughter (R-Va.), whose 7th Congressional District includes Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, has not selected his nominees. Constitutional Discussion History professors Raymond Bailey and Linda Simmons of the Northern Virginia Community College's Manassas campus will lead a discussion on the characteristics of the Constitutional Convention from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. today in Room 214.
Part of a free lecture series on the bicentennial of the Constitution, the discussion also will focus on the movement to convene a new constitutional convention and how it might differ from the one called by the Founding Fathers.
Also, Simmons will explain how the Constitution affected the counties in Northern Virginia, particularly Prince William and Fairfax.
Snow and Ice Removal Prince William residents seeking information on snow and ice removal from public streets in their neighborhood should contact area headquarters of the Virginia Department of Transportation using the following telephone numbers: Dale City, 494-7575; Dumfries, 221-4300; Gainesville, 754-7421; Lake Ridge, 590-3228; Manassas, 361-2151.
Litter Control The Prince William County Litter Control Council, a nonprofit volunteer organization, will hold a general meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the second-floor conference room at 9250 Lee Ave. in Manassas.
Individuals, clubs, organizations and businesses interested in reducing litter through education and community involvement are encouraged to attend.
On the agenda will be the planning of the seventh annual spring cleanup campaign, scheduled for April 9 through May 8, and updates on education programs being held at preschool day care centers. For more information, call 335-6272.