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F.C. Student Wins St. Michael’s College Book Award

Peter Bean of Falls Church, a student at Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School, was recently awarded the 2013 Saint Michael’s College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience.

The award recognizes students who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in volunteer service and academic achievement. Award recipients, named at schools throughout the country, are high school juniors who are inductees of the National Honor Society or an equivalent school-sponsored honors organization. They must demonstrate a commitment to service activities in high school or community organizations, taking leadership roles in these activities.