Catie Mitchell and Andrea Green(H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program) won 4thPlace in Environmental Science at the 2011 Intel International Scienceand Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, California. The award also comeswith a $500 cash prize.
National Merit Scholarship winners: Michael Gibbs and Allison Miller (2 of the 3 Arlington recipients!)
Robert Byrd Scholarship: Michael Gibbs
Allison Miller: Arlington fund for retired teachers scholarship
Aurora Martin: Pamplin Scholarship (pending, awarded to 1 student from each VA high school w/ a certain GPA)
Daisy Diaz: ASA scholarship
Benjamin Huff: ASA scholarship
Arlington Community Foundation Scholarships:
Elizabeth Nearing $2,000 from the Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance Scholarship
Claire Fogarty $2000 GSA Scholarship
Alexandra R Malis $10,000 Charles M. & Elizabeth S. Munnecke Scholarship (Renewable 4 yrs)
Aurora Martin $1000 Fred A. Burroughs III Scholarship (Renewable 4 yrs)
Mahala B Mitchell $1000 The Honorable William T. Newman Scholarship
Claire Fogarty: ACF scholarship
Alexandra Staeben: $1000 scholarship from the NU XI Zeta Chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority for their 2008 Essay Scholarship contest: "The Power of the Written Word
WOW!! GREAT JOB CLASS OF 2008!!!
FILM: - On May 28th Amilcar, a Bolivian HILT student in Anne Welles' Independent Film class, Amilcar won First Place in the Experimental Film category, AND Best in Show at the Arlington Youth Film Festival!! He was competing against lots of other films (thirty to fifty) made by High School students from all the Arlington schools, including the Arlington Career Center! He was definitely the star of the entire show and beaming from ear to ear. He worked very hard on this piece and really deserved the recognition. His two-minute STOP movie movie will be playing on the website very soon - it has several other students in it. Amilcar was also interviewed for the Sun Gazette soon after the win and there will be a piece in there about him soon.
Cappies Gala Awards - Congratulations to the cast and crew of "As Bees in Honey Drown" for winnning Best Play at the Cappies Gala Award Show Sunday, June 8 at the Kennedy Center. The cast includes Montana DeBor, Miranda Webster, Graham Hooper, Tyson Price, Caroline Brent,and Jack Crawford-Brown. The play received three other awards - Best Comic Actress (Miranda Webster), Best Featured Actor (Graham Hooper), and Creativity (Sabrina Zeile). Congratulations!
National Society of Arts and Letters awards the Excellence in the Arts Award to Montana DeBor - The National Society of Arts and Letters in conjunction with the Kennedy Center awards the Excellence in the Arts Award to Montana DeBor on MAY 28, 2008 AT 1:00PM at the Kennedy Center. Montana DeBor is a junior at H-B. Woodlawn.
Financial Literacy Test - from the US Treasury - Congratulations to James P Andors, Michael Gibbs, Amelia Gordon, Joseph Huennekens, Rubi L. Novillo, Victor A Oliveira, Teresa A Rustin, Alexandra Staeben who placed in the top 25th percentile and will receive a certificate of recognition and James P Andors and Michael Gibbs who scored in the top one percentile of all scores and qualify for the National Financial Literacy Award. More info can be found here at http://flc.treas.gov/memo.htm
Emily Flickinger Wins High School District Tennis Tounament - Emily Flickinger won the Virginia High School League National District tennis tournament on May 8th defeating Washington Lee's no. 1 player 6-0,6-1. Emily was undefeated in the regular season, playing for Yorktown High School. She received honorable mention for the Washington Post All Met team for high school girls tennis, and was on the first team for the Virginia All Met team.