Fairfax Station Man Honored for Heroism

Bartelle Technologies International recently honored one of its employees, Bruce Dobbs of Fairfax Station, for his heroic actions. Dobbs jumped into the Potomac River in December and rescued a man from his submerged car. William Madia, president of the company, based in Columbus, Ohio, hosted a luncheon for Dobbs and his fellow workers and presented the Battelle medallion to him. The medallion, which is named for the company's founder, is awarded to employees for outstanding achievements. 7 Fairfax Students in Math Contest Top 10

Seven Fairfax County public school students were among the top 10 overall scorers in the ninth annual statewide mathematics contest sponsored by the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Virginia Commonwealth University.

The students are: Alex Barry, of South Lakes High, who finished second; Eric Prestemon, Herndon High, third; Peter Braxton and Eric Skroch of Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, sixth and seventh respectively; James Kittick, Robinson Secondary, eighth; Eric West, Madison High, ninth; and James Sarvis, Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, 10th.Park Authority Elects Officers

The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority recently elected officers for the 1988 term. Walter L. Mess of Falls Church was reelected chairman. Mimi J. Welch of Fairfax was elected vice chairman, and William E. Davies of Falls Church was elected treasurer.

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