Teen Wins Pageant

Eve Sampson, of Leesburg, a freshman at Loudoun Valley High School, has been named Miss Junior Teen Washington. Sampson was selected from among 60 girls at a pageant last month at Falls Church High School. She won a full modeling scholarship. Last year, Sampson placed first in the talent competition at an Orlando, Fla., pageant and won a $2,000 scholarship to study with the Washington School of Ballet. She also is a student of the Loudoun School of Ballet in Hamilton.

School-Business Teamwork

The Loudoun County School Board has appointed Loudoun business leaders and school officials to serve on the executive council for School-Business Partnerships, a group formed to promote relationships between businesses and schools.

They are Ben Bostic, director of the Greenfield Institute in Sterling; Kenneth Crovo, president and chief executive officer of the Bank of Loudoun in Leesburg; David Culbert, a Leesburg lawyer; Frederick F. Flemming, Leesburg District School Board member; Paul Grossman, a regional manager at UAL Corp.; Terry Holzheimer, director of the county's department of economic development; Susan Horne, executive director of the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce; Sharon Jordan, regional director of Business and Professional Women's Clubs; C. Carroll Laycock Jr., School Board chairman; Fred Lininger, a retired international shipping executive; Lynn Lorenz, a personnel manager for ARA Services Inc.; Kevin Potter, president of Loudoun Hospital Center; Kenneth Robinson, president of Kenrob & Associates of Sterling; David N. Thomas, superintendent of Loudoun Public Schools; and Eric Wells, president of Landstar Development Corp. of Sterling.