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Neighborhood notes: Winchester

Winchester

Festival princesses

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

Elise D. Delmerico, daughter of Miranda and Paul Delmerico of Winchester and granddaughter of Elsie and Falco Delmerico of Clifton Park, N.Y., is a freshman at Elon University. A journalism and strategic communications major, she is a fellow in the Isabella Cannon Leadership Institute and a writer for the school newspaper. She is a graduate of Handley High School where she was president of her class and a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, Young Life and the varsity soccer team. She received the Ron Rice award in 2008 and the Harry F. Byrd Jr. Leadership Award.

Madeline Hillyer, daughter of Lynn and Mark Hillyer of Spotsylvania, is a junior at Virginia Tech. An English and classical studies major, she is a member of the honor program, Classics Club and Eta Sigma Phi. She is a graduate of James Wood High School where she was president of the Student Council Association, editor of the newspaper, a member of the National Honor Society and a varsity sideline and competition cheerleader.

Danielle Moyer, daughter of Kim and Jim Stutzman of Winchester and Chrissi and Jim Moyer of Berryville and granddaughter of Carol Deitrich of Warrenton, Hank Walsh of Fairfax and Frances Moyer of Linden, is a freshman at the University of Virginia. She is on the Student Council for Athletic Affairs Committee and participates in intramural soccer, basketball and volleyball. She is a graduate of Clarke County High School where she was student government vice president, reporter for the Distributive Education Club, captain of the girls basketball team and a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Club and cross country and girl's soccer teams.

Amy Quarles, daughter of Kathleen and William Quarles of Winchester and granddaughter of Lee and Anne Liskey of Anna Marie Island, Fla., and Douglas and Kathryn Quarles of Fredericksburg, is a freshman at Tulane University. An architecture major, she is a member of the conduct board, American Institute of Architecture students, swim and wakeboarding clubs and Chi Omega Sorority. She is a graduate of Handley High School where she was co-president of the Anchor Club and a member of the National Honor Society, Handley Scholars, Key Club, Art Club and swimming, basketball, soccer and cross country teams.

Jessica Robbins, daughter of Rose and Charles Robbins of Clifton and granddaughter of Ellen and Charles Robbins of McLean, is a senior psychology major at George Mason University. She is a member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.

Middletown

College news

Lord Fairfax Community College is seeking presenters for its global awareness day on April 1.

Interested people have been asked to call 868-7184 or e-mail vhartman@lfcc.edu.


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