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Neighborhood notes: Winchester

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Festival princesses

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

Representing Shepherd University is Thomasine R. Campbell, daughter of Karen Campbell of Pittsburgh and Thomas Campbell of Nashville. A senior majoring in business administration, she is vice president of the student government association, senior class president, Rotaract vice president and a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity and the Shepherd Board of Governors. She was the 2008 homecoming queen.

Representing Massanutten Military Academy is Rian H. Hopcroft, daughter of Lorraine Hopcroft and Troy Hopcroft, both of Ashburn, and the granddaughter of Ursula and Tony Beirne of Wicklow, Ireland, and Freda Hurley.

Representing Potomac State University is Katrina D. Humphreys, daughter of Tammy and Alvy Humphreys III of Franklin, W.Va., and granddaughter of Vivian and Gerald Chadock of Petersburg, W.Va., and Mary Humphreys of Franklin. A junior majoring in animal science, she is reporter of the Agriculture and Forestry Club, a member of Collegiate 4-H and an ag ambassador. She was the 2008 homecoming queen and was listed in Who's Who Among College Students.

Representing Lord Fairfax Community College is Eliza McC. Kutrieb, daughter of Deborah McCormick of Winchester and Ronald Kutrieb of Brookfield, Wis. A sophomore science major, she is secretary of the Anglo-Celtic Club. She is a graduate of Sherando High School where she was a member of the International Thespian Society and the National Forensics League. She received the Myrtle Rhodes and Julian F. Carper Scholarships in 2008.

Library news

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

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, Excel, Google tools, basic e-mail, beginning MS Word, basic MS Publisher and getting to know the computer. Registration or further information is available by calling 869-9000.

Boy Scout news

The Shenandoah Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America presented its Silver Beaver Award to Jason Carr, Dennis Heflin Sr., John "Rob" Humphrey and Roger Pierson Jr. at its volunteer recognition dinner March 14.

Will Emmet Lewis received the meritorious action award and Darrin Hardy, J. David Griffin and Chris Spaid the venturing and exploring leadership award.

Receiving doctorates of commissioner science were Jay Watson, Ann Hall, Roy Young, Tom Louthan and Monk Leatherman.

Lewis Boyer, Monk Leatherman, Richard Holder and Jason Carr were named James E. West fellows.

Council statuette awards were presented to Joseph Babcock, Connie Greer, George Hatzes Jr., Larry B. Hambrie Jr., Ralph Lowery, Daniel J. Rishel, Erle B. Shull and Anne Simmons.

George C. Beatty was honored for 75 years of participation in scouting and William W. Wolfersberger for 70 years.


Library news

The Clarke County Library will be closed Monday through April 10 to move to its new location in the County Government Center.

Books may be left in the drop box.

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