Ellen Jean Selby of Falls Church was elected vice president of the 2011-12 Student Government Association Executive Council at Mary Baldwin College. She will be a senior next year.
The McLean Drama Company is calling for entries for this year’s 10-Minute Play Contest for Adults. The postmark deadline is March 31, 2011.
The Audubon Society of Northern Virginia will offer a workshop on the biodiversity of the Potomac Gorge this weekend.
Three students representing The Congressional Schools of Virginia, a private school in Falls Church, recently won highest honors in this year’s WordMasters Challenge.
Falls Church area resident Dr. Stephen Brown is presenting a concert version of Puccini’s opera “La Fanciulla del West” or “The Girl of the Golden West.”
Sydney and Peaches are good pals. Sydney, owned by Dale Vanderheyden, is an 8-month-old male cream standard poodle. Peaches, owned by George Lizama, is a 9-year-old female apricot standard poodle.
Three George Mason High School students have been awarded $1,000 scholarships towards a four-week summer Chinese Immersion program this year at ChenKung University in Taiwan.
Six Falls Church City Public Schools Business in Education Partners have been nominated for the 2011 BIE Partner of the Year Award. The annual award is bestowed upon one business, individual or non-profit organization in recognition of a longstanding partnership with Falls Church City Public Schools.
The recipients of the 2011 Raudenbush Scholar Prize for Spanish Language Learning are Mary Keenan, eighth grade; Anna Ayre, ninth grade; Nina Kravinsky, tenth grade; Alec Faulkner, 11th grade; Sophie Knudsen, 12th grade; Mollie Read, 12th grade.
A snowman with his walker delighted passersby at the home of Al and Moira Eisele on Seaton Circle this winter, but the warmer weather earlier this month was the harbinger of his doom, and he is now little more than a pile of wet snow on the yard.