Lower School students at Wakefield Country Day School were notified this week about awards that they earned in the 2013 Exploratory Latin Exam. In grade four, Peter McMahon earned a Summa Cum Laude Certificate.
Wakefield Country Day School in Huntly has announced its Athletes of the Month for April.
Rebecca Mathews of Strasburg, an equine production and management major, won the Don S. Starcher Outstanding Agriculture and Forestry Freshman Award from Potomac State College of West Virginia University. The school recently honored students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors.
Strasburg resident Nicolas Fleming was recognized for his academic achievements at his May 3 graduation from Universal Technical Institute in Exton, Pa.
Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick County has announced three awards it received for excellence by Habitat of Virginia, the State Support Organization for the 51 Habitat operating affiliates in Virginia.
Blue Ridge Hospice held its Annual Volunteer Recognition on April 18 to honor the not-for-profit organization's 906 volunteers who year-around give generously of their time and talents to support the many aspects of Blue Ridge Hospice. The tribute was held at Millwood Station in Winchester.
Mary Bacon and John Burks, both of Berryville, were added to the honor roll for the recently ended winter term 2013 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington. Bacon is a member of the class of 2014, and Burks the class of 2013.
Eight Randolph-Macon Academy students attended the 2013 Honors Conference at Virginia Military Institute in March. The Conference subject was "Building and Strengthening Honor Codes: Inspiring Honor and Respect."
The Shenandoah Chapter of the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century held its quarterly meeting at the Mimslyn Inn in Luray on May 4.
Public schools: Monday: Hamburger on wheat bun (or, for high school, Salisbury steak with roll), oven fries, peas, diced pears and apple wedges.
Daniel and Bethany Derflinger of Scranton, Pa., have announced the birth of Arielle Rose Derflinge at 6:46 p.m. on April 17.
Timber Ridge School in Winchester was selected as a National Association of Special Education Teachers 2013-2014 School of Excellence.
Jason Ioannides of Maurertown, a sophomore majoring in finance, and Chris Atkins of Berryville, a junior majoring in agricultural sciences, were recently sworn in among other the 2013-14 officers of Virginia Tech's Student Government Association during a campus ceremony.
The following students at Stonewall Jackson High School in Mt. Jackson have been added to the honor roll for the fifth six weeks of the school year:
The McDonald's Family Restaurants of Greater Washington, D.C., have announce that it awarded scholarships to area students. Over 500 applications were received and reviewed by a panel of judges that included greater Washington. McDonald's owners and operators.
Stewart Himelright of Strasburg recently was honored as one of the brightest young students in the nation at a statewide awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth.
The following students were added to the All-A honor roll at Strasburg High School:
Monday: Baked macaroni and cheese with roll (or, for high school, steak-um on wheat bun), broccoli, vegetable cup, pineapple and pears.
Sunday morning: Margo and Lynn; afternoon: Leon and Diane Smith. Monday morning: June Hockman; afternoon: Marie Spence and Laura Ellen Wade.
The following students were added to the honor roll for the fifth six weeks at North Fork Middle School in Quicksburg:
Valley Conservation Council announced the winners of its 2013 Better Models for Development Awards at a ceremony held at 4 p.m. on May 8 at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton.
From left, Estell W. Barb of Basye is pictured with daughter Carolyn L. Funkhouser of Edinburg, granddaughter Amanda D. Rutz of Maurertown and great-granddaughter Madison Ella Rutz.
St. Peter Lutheran Church, in coalition with Toms Brook community, is planning a community garden for citizens located within and around the town.
Mr. Sean Duffy, math teacher at Strasburg High School, recently was awarded the Virginia Outstanding Science or Math Teacher for 2013 on behalf of the Sigma Xi Chapter at Virginia Tech. Mr. Duffy will receive a plaque and a check for $500 and $500 will be donated to the Strasburg High School math department....
Samuels Public Library of Front Royal held A Taste for Books, The Second Edition, on April 20. View more pictures atviewing at www.samuelslibrary.net.
George Reinsfelder, of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society, recently presented the April program at the New Market Area Library, assisted by Dottie Edwards, science teacher at Strasburg High School.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced a reminder to Virginia farmers that the 2012 Census of Agriculture officially closes on May 31.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has announced the following awards granted to floats in the Grand Feature Parade Saturday.
Mark and Michelle Timberlake of Boyce have announced they are the parents of a daughter, Kathryn Minette Timberlake, born April 26 at Inova Loudoun Hospital's Birthing Inn.
Kiwanis Club of Strasburg members recently participated in a Strasburg Clean Up community service project.
Cory Campbell of Woodstock, a plant health care technician in Davey's northern Virginia office, completed the month-long training program conducted by the company since 1909. He graduated from Davey Institute of Tree Sciences, the company's flagship training program.
Wakefield Country Day School in Huntly has announced more students who scored well in the recently administered 2013 National Spanish Examinations.
The following Randolph-Macon Academy students attended the 2013 Rotary Leadership Conference held at the Virginia 4-H Center in Front Royal on March 1.
Bill and Susan Walls of Edinburg took the Northern Virginia Daily on vacation to Quirigua, Guatemala, on April 21.
Brittany Tribus and Kevin Wertz of Front Royal have announced the birth of William Blake-Tribus Wertz, at 7:42 p.m. on March 28, Warren Memorial Hospital.
Sam and Lorin Stickley of 15 Thorne Ave Toms Brook proudly announce the birth of their first child, a son.
Sunday: morning, Conley and Tina Crabill; afternoon, Donnie Davison.
Public Schools Monday: Pepperoni pizza (or, for high school, cheese filled bread stick with salsa), sweet potato fries, vegetable cup, orange juice, apple wedges. Tuesday: Hot dog in wheat bun (or, for high school, chicken salad on wheat bun), baked beans, Romaine lettuce with tomato and carrots, strawberries, kiwi. Wednesday: Toasted ham and cheese (or, for high school, pizza), mashed potatoes, steamed kale, apple juice, grapes. Thursday: Cheese quesadilla (or, for high school, chicken patty on wheat bun), mixed vegetables, broccoli, banana, pears. Friday: Fish on whole wheat bun (or, for high school, meatball sub),oven fries, chopped spinach, peaches, mixed fruit....
Edward Joseph Radomsky and Betty Joyce Oakes Rodomsky celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
The following students at Warren County Middle School were added to the third advisory honor roll.