Kelsey Knutson and Courtney Ross received the Angus Treviranus Scholarship Award, presented to the seventh-grade student who gives the best overall effort to Loudoun Country Day School. The award was named after a 1981 graduate.

The Philip E. duPont Memorial Award went to eighth-grader Robert Claggett. It has been awarded since 1989 in memory of an alumnus who died in Japan after rushing into a burning barracks to save his fellow Marines.

The Headmaster's Prize for best exemplifying the philosophy of the school went to eighth-graders Maria Chopivksy and Hunter Morrison.

Five seniors from Loudoun County high schools received scholarships awarded by Reston Hospital Center.

Medical Staff scholarship winners, selected by the schools based on their academic achievements and interest in pursuing health care careers, are listed with their high school and the college they plan to attend:

Sidra Burge Wali, Broad Run High School, George Mason University.

Christine Choi, Park View High School, University of Virginia.

Brittany Laramie, Park View High School, Radford University.

Amanda Wilson, Potomac Falls High School, University of Virginia.

A Volunteer Scholarship went to Divya Mathur of Park View High, who plans to attend Northern Virginia Community College.

Individual scholarships ranged from $500 to $2,000.

The Broad Run High School Band, under the direction of Rob Romich, has been designated an All-State Band after receiving superior ratings at festivals this year.

Twenty-four students from Loudoun County public schools were named to the All-State Chorus through an audition process: Heather Tydings, Ashley Reckert, Bryce Nielsen and Kelsey Farmer of Broad Run High School; Melinda Harrison, Katie Manion, Joel Piper and Matt Buttery of Heritage High School; Johnny Ahn, Ben Carnevale, Celeste Cummings, Bradley Cypher and Kasey Lickey of Loudoun County High School; Nikole Alliston, Sarah Neikirk and Jaclyn Peterson of Loudoun Valley High School; Maggie Catherwood and Mary Hester of Park View High School; Katie Tyson and Joey Boukhira of Potomac Falls High School; and Thao Ngo, Lindsay Reigel, Jana Chapman and Jonathan Rippe of Stone Bridge High School.

Matthew Reed, a senior at Potomac Falls High School, has been named a National Merit Scholarship finalist. Now in its 49th year, the National Merit Scholarship honors 55,000 high school students each year, with more than 10,500 of them receiving $50 million in scholarships for undergraduate college study. More than 1.3 million students compete for this honor each year. Winners are determined by their academic record, information about their school's curriculum and grading system, two sets of test scores, a school recommendation, information about the student's activities and leadership and their own essay.

-- Compiled by LESLIE SHEPHERD