Arlington Student's Photos in Exhibition
Todd Plitt of Arlington was recently selected as a semifinalist in the Washington Regional Scholastic Art Exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery. Plitt exhibited photographs he had taken during a recent 16-day stay in Central America, where he stayed with Nicaraguan and Guatemalan families and traveled in Costa Rica and Honduras. Plitt, a senior at H.B. Woodlawn School, traveled with a group from the National Capitol Presbytery. His work will be entered in the exhibition's national competition in New York.
Marriott Division Honors Reston Analyst
The Information Systems Division of the Marriott Corp. recently awarded its Distinguished Service Award to Dwayne Allen of Reston. Allen is a programmer analyst working on such projects as the programming of systems for the company's Roy Rogers restaurants. Allen has worked at Marriott since his graduation in 1984 from the University of Virginia.
Ernst is Fairfax Chamber's Man of the Year
The Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce recently announced that its 1987 Man of the Year is Annandale resident Dr. Richard J. Ernst, who has been president of Northern Virginia Community College for more than 16 years. Ernst was honored for his efforts to improve the college, originally housed in Fairfax City Hall. The school, under his guidance, has grown to a five-campus college with 59,000 students.
Davis 1st Woman to Head Arlington Chamber
Monte Davis of Arlington recently became the first woman to serve as president of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. Davis, a vice president with the Commercial Division at Central Fidelity Bank, will serve as president for one year.
Fairfax Orchestra Has New Marketing Chief
The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra has announced the appointment of Caroline D. Frankil as director of marketing and education. Frankil was the administrative director of the Delta Festival Ballet in New Orleans from 1984 to 1987. Her duties in the newly created position with the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra will include coordinating education programs and public relations. The new position is supported by grants from the Fairfax County Council of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fairfax County government and the local business community.
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