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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the fall 2014 semester.

Covenant Babatunde, Patricia Cole, Vidhya Cardozo, Natalie Florez, Shireen Hamdan, Suzanne Holland, Llewelyn Howell, Kaitlyn Jones-Powe, Jessica Kemp,Juliana Laszakovits, Grace Mann, Shobha Negi, Mary Nethery, Margaret Neubig, Joseph Pipan, Leah Roth and Noor Varjabedian all made the dean’s list at the University of Mary Washington, where students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average to make the list.

Casey Michelle Howard, a freshman neuroscience major at the University of Rochester, was named to the dean’s list for academic achievement. Kristina and Marya Skotte, political science majors at Azusa Pacific University, were both named to the dean’s list at the school, where students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher to make the list.

Noah Thirkill, an eight grader at Randolph-Macon Academy, made the principal’s list for the second quarter of the school year at Randolph-Macon, where students must earn at between a 3.5 – 3.99 grade point average while earning a conduct grade of outstanding or satisfactory to make the list.

Xicheng Huang, Victoria Nguyen, John Franklin Sims and Katelyn Suranovic all graduated from James Madison University during the university’s December commencement exercises.

Leo Sequeira received his Bachelor of Science degree in information technology from Western Governors University the university’s 28th semi-annual commencement in February. Also, Jamal Bunyas received the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship from Western Governors University, the school announced at the end of March.