Alexandrian Is Business Group's Woman of the Year

Air Force Brig. Gen. Barbara A. Goodwin, of Alexandria, recently was named Southeast Business and Professional Women's Woman of the Year for 1990-91.

Goodwin is chief of the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps.

Teacher of the Year

Donald Stover, a mathematics teacher at Wakefield High School, recently was selected 1990 Arlington Teacher of the Year.

Since 1958, when he joined Wakefield's faculty, Stover has helped Arlington students of diverse backgrounds achieve their mathematics potential.

30 Years of Caring

Lois Van Valkenburgh, of Alexandria, recently was honored for 30 years of volunteer work with people with mental disabilities and substance abuse problems.

Van Valkenburgh one of the organizers of the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards, was a founder of the Alexandria Community Services Board and served as its chairman from 1976 to 1977.

Van Valkenburgh recently retired after eight years as a member of the state board of the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.

Annandale Scholars

Lisa Patricia Goddard, Daniel Kerchner and Elizabeth Ong, all 1990 graduates of the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, recently were awarded $1,000 scholarships.

Goddard is enrolled at the College of William and Mary, Kerchner will attend Cornell University and Ong will attend the University of Virginia.

Health Care Honor

Everett M. Devaney, of Falls Church, senior vice president and administrator of Fairfax Hospital, recently was named a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives -- its highest honor.

Devaney, who has served as a guest faculty member at George Washington University, has been active in the United Way and Rotary Club.

Soroptimist Officers

Soroptimist International of Alexandria recently elected officers for the 1990-91 year.

Ellen McCarthy was elected president; Kathy Wise, vice president; Marilyn Davis, treasurer; Helen Bradford, corresponding secretary; Sylvia Winterling, recording secretary; and Beverly Shelton and Tucker Winn, board members.

Soroptimist International of Alexandria is a professional women's service organization dedicated to community projects.

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