Handley Library in Winchester will host the following camps for kids:

• Theater Fundamentals (for teens): noon-2 p.m., July.

• Magic Camp (ages 8-12): 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., July 22.

Information, registration: 540-622-9041 or

Leadership program

July 12 is the deadline to register to participate in the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce Leadership program.

The program is held once monthly from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from September through April. Participants will develop skills to provide the leadership necessary to recognize and address business and community needs. Topics include leadership, agriculture/tourism, local government, education, public safety, health care and human services, economic development and business/industry.

Information, registration:

Military news

1st Lt. Lukas Waldron, of Fort Valley, received his pilot wings June 21 at Fort Rucker, Alabama.

A 2013 graduate of Central High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in military history from the U.S. Air Force Academy. He completed phases one and two of undergraduate pilot training, fixed wing at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma. He received his wings from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Helicopter. His next assignment will be flying the CV-22 for the 58th Training Squadron at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.

School news

The following students at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal were honored for citizenship and community service during the school’s end-of-year awards ceremony on May 1. They are:

• Jonathan Bunker received the American Citizenship Award. A rising senior, he is the son of the Rev. Jonathan Bunker and Dr. Susan Gawalt, of Berryville.

• Nathaniel Chichester received the American Citizenship Award. A recent graduate, he is the son of Ruth Chichester, of Middletown.

• Jesse Johnston received the Most Improved Residential Cadet award. A rising junior, he is the son of Karen Donaghy and David Johnston, of Linden.

College news

• Nathan Bedell, of Middletown, earned a master’s degree May 18 from Tulane University’s School of Science & Engineering.

• Aidan Holmbraker, of Berryville, was named to the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring semester. He is majoring in electrical engineering.

• Miranda Wilkins, of Edinburg, and Lindsey Simmers, of Broadway, were named to the Honor’s List at Mary Baldwin University for the spring term.

The following students were named to the dean’s list at Mary Baldwin University for the spring term:

• Maurertown: Kylie Stottlemyer.

• Cross Junction: Hannah Fishburne.

• Winchester: Kendall Crim.

The following students, along with their majors, were named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for the spring term:

• Basye: MaLora Bush, individualized study.

• Berryville: Madison Albrecht, nursing; Benjamin Butler, computer science; Elizabeth Dalton, nursing; Lauren Mcdonald, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Stephen Pannier, media arts and design; Olivia Rhodes, media arts and design; Kelly Wallace, management.

• Bluemont: George Lanham, intelligence analysis; Teresa Scott, health sciences.

• Broadway: Sarah Akers, justice studies; Rebecca Baldwin, nursing; Laura Conley, social work; Bethany Crews, health sciences; Hayley Hughes, psychology; Timothy Snider, theatre; Christine Yankey, social work.

• Cross Junction: Tanner Lippold, sport and recreation management.

• Front Royal: Patrick Cockrell, history; Kaitlyn Kitchen, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Jessica Morgan, studio art; Kaitlyn Tharp, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Rachel Wines, intelligence analysis; Kaylee Venable, earth science.

• Maurertown: Hailey Carroll, nursing; Nicholas Coffman, finance;

• Middletown: Nicholas Meler, international affairs. Sara Stickman, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Katelynn Weber, communication sciences and disorders.

• Mount Jackson: Emily Jordan, management; Kaylin Miller, social work.

• New Market: Desirae Blank, studio art; Noah Kerlin, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Kelsey Kokkonen, health sciences; Helena Mulder, nursing.

• Stephens City: Evan Barnett, political science; Mackenzie Cornwell, nursing; Nicholas Craig, kinesiology; Sarah Crosen, English; Olivia Elliott, management; Austin Gottshall, integrated science and technology; Hayley Jenkins, social work; Harmony Kowiatek, health sciences; Emily Merchant, social work; Jonah Pearson, health sciences; Audra Sites, psychology.

• Stephenson: Alyssa Glasgow, management;

• Strasburg: Haley Bischoff, kinesiology; Rebekah Bloxom, English; William Bloxom, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Jay Lawler, math; Matthew O’Leary, sociology; Dillon Rice, individualized study; Sophia Stone, health sciences.

• Timberville: Megan Eaton, international affairs;

• Winchester: Cameron Bauserman, computer science; Amanda Christian, communication; Alexander Clippinger, biology; Ana Cortes, psychology; Devan Davis, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Sierra Evans, biology; Ryan Farmer, psychology; Sarah Garis, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Anicia Goulbourne, graphic design; Meredith Gregg, biology; Payton Grooms, nursing; Cameron Gross, sport and recreation management; Bethany Hagenbuch, English; Maria Harter, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Brady Hepner, kinesiology; Melissa Hernandez, health services administration; Flynn Ireland, justice studies; Lindsey Mitchell, marketing; Kara Norman, psychology; Brandon Rhinehart, music; Alyssa Robertson, interdisciplinary liberal studies; Hanna Searfoss, studio art; Hunter Shaw, communication studies; Joel Sherman, communication studies; Benjamin Winn, psychology.

• Woodstock: William Armstrong, engineering; Ashley Funkhouser, biology; Elsa Garcia, health sciences; Meredith Phillips, sport and recreation management; Justin Taylor, finance.


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