Stanley Honored As Arts Educator
Robert W. Stanley, director of instructional services for Loudoun County Public Schools, received the Virginia Alliance for Arts Education Distinguished Service Award at an Oct. 5 ceremony in Williamsburg. Stanley, who has been with the Loudoun school system 30 years, supervised development of its music and art programs.
He joined the system in 1960 as band instructor for Loudoun County High School, and later became an elementary band teacher and supervisor of music. He has been director of instructional services since 1977 and of the art program since 1983, when professional art instruction was offered countywide for the first time.
Patrick Jernigan of Lovettsville, a 1990 graduate of Loudoun Valley High School, is this year's winner of the $2,000 Florence Kiley Fellowship in the Arts, presented annually at the start of the Waterford Homes Tour and Crafts Exhibit. Jernigan, a freshman studying art at Virginia Commonwealth University, won an acrylic painting entitled "Broken Stereo Study." The Fellowship honors Florence Marcus Kiley, a Loudoun art teacher who died in 1985.
Waterford Art Awards
The following Loudoun County residents were winners of the 1990 Waterford Fair Art Exhibit: Pierre Mion of Lovettsville, Best in Show; Dodie Petro of Waterford, Best Loudoun Artist and honorable mention for oil painting; Nathaniel McLaughlin of Round Hill, third place for oil painting; Mary Alice Coussoulos of Leesburg, honorable mention for acrylic painting; Steven J. Huelsman of Leesburg, honorable mention for pastels; Mary Lou Witmer of Purcellville, first place for drawing; Valerie Case of Hamilton, second place for drawing; Robin Buriker of Leesburg, third place for drawing; Martha Cammack of Leesburg, first place for sculpture; John Darrell Evans of Waterford, second place for sculpture; Robin Lansing of Purcellville, third place for sculpture; and Carmen Barros Howell of Purcellville, honorable mention for sculpture.
Jonathan Gardner, Jason Grover, Terrance Gunnells, Christine Harrison, James Perez and Brian Quinn, all Park View High School students, have been named Commended Students for their performances on the 1989 PSAT/NMSQT. Gunnells is a Commended Student in the 1991 National Achievement Program for Outstanding Negro Students. The others are Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students have scored in the top 5 or 6 percent of test takers, slightly below the level required to continue in competition for scholarships.