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Neighborhood notes -- Winchester


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Winchester

Festival princesses
Four local women have been named princesses in the court of the queen of the 82nd Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, April 24-May 3.

Elizabeth K. Barley, daughter of Marsha and Dale Barley and granddaughter of Ruth Barley, all of Winchester, is a freshman at Bridgewater College. A liberal studies major, she is a member of the Student Virginia Education Association and Bridgewater Choir. She is a graduate of Handley High School where she was president of the Anchor Club and National Honor Society and a member of the Key Club and the school choir.
Kaitlyn M. Bock, daughter of Kaye and John Bock of Winchester and granddaughter of Thelma Stratton-Cameron of Winchester and Sonja and James Bock of Durham, N.C., is a freshman at the University of Virginia. An aerospace and mechanical engineering major, she is a member of the Society of Women Engineers, Trigon Engineering Society and Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. She is a graduate of Handley High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society, Science Club and the varsity tennis and basketball teams.

Molly M. Conaboy, daughter of Becky and Tucker Conaboy and granddaughter of Martha and Robert Coontz and Jane Lake, all of Winchester, is a freshman at Virginia Tech. A political science major, she is a member of the club rugby and intramural flag football teams. She is a graduate of Handley High School where she was president of the National Honor Society, a senior chapel co-chair and a member of the Young Republicans, Anchor Club and the swim and cross country teams.

Kelley M. Connelly, daughter of Judy and Gerald Connelly III of Winchester and granddaughter of Alma and Fred Barefoot of Alum Bank, Pa., attends Shenandoah University where she is a freshman vocal performance major. She has performed at Carnegie Hall and in Brazil as a soloist and with touring choirs. She is a graduate of Handley High School where she was a member of the Handley Hilltop Singers. She was selected for all-state chorus her junior year.

College news
Sandy Johnson, a senior respiratory care student at Shenandoah University, has been appointed the student representative on the board of the Virginia Society of Respiratory Care.

School news
March 1 is the deadline for area ninth- through 12th-graders to apply for the summer regional Governor's School July 6-17 at Sherando High School.

Coordinated by Performing and Visual Arts Northwest (PAVAN), the program includes instruction in theater, dance, guitar, instrumental jazz band, vocal music and visual arts.

The program is open to residents of Clarke, Frederick, Loudoun, Shenandoah and Warren counties and Winchester. There is no instruction fee, but auditions are required.

Applications are available at www.su.edu/pavan. Further information is available by calling 665-1294 or by e-mail to sdunsmor@su.edu.

Library news
Handley Regional Library will offer free computer workshops at the Bowman and Handley libraries in March.

Classes at Handley are on CD burning, introduction to the Internet, basic e-mail, Excel and getting to know the computer. Registration or further information is available by calling 662-9041, ext. 19.

Classes at Bowman are on introduction to the Internet, basic MS Powerpoint, Excel, Google tools, basic e-mail, basic MS Publisher, online database searching, getting to know the computer. Registration or further information is available by calling 869-9000, ext. 203.

Stephens City

Military news
Army Reserve Pvt. Timothy A. Sandy Jr. has graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson at Columbia, S.C.

The son of Debbra Sandy of Stephens City, he is a 2002 graduate of Sherando High School.

College news
Amy Lynn Beckwith of Stephens City has been named to the president's list at Longwood University for the fall semester.

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