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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

Four residents of Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation recently.

Jamie A. Calderon, a sophomore at McDaniel College, received the The Jean Alpaugh Award for Interdisciplinary Study at the college’s Spring Awards ceremony.

Vincent Le graduated from University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Information & Operations Management – Management Information Systems during the university’s spring commencement ceremony.

Elizabeth Clarke Rhee, a senior at Wofford College, received the Heart of the Terrier Award at the college’s Honors Day. The Heart of a Terrier Leadership Award recognizes students who have made a positive difference on the campus and excelled in scholarship, leadership and campus citizenship and service. Rhee is majoring in environmental studies and English.

Susan Van Gelder, a retired senior vice president for strategic policy and corporate secretary for the Federation of American Hospitals and 1976 graduate of SUNY-Oneonta, was recognized as an Alumni of Distinction honoree by the university.