School briefs

- Posted on Feb 09, 2011 - 04:31 PM

Michael Wagner of Gloucester, recently began a 15-week internship as part of NASA’s Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholar (LARSS) program. LARSS offers spring, summer and fall paid internships. Wagner is working with the National Institute of Aerospace, a non-profit organization within the Office of Education and Outreach. His assignments include information gathering, writing news releases and features, and managing websites and social media. Wagner earned an associate degree from Rappahannock Community College and is majoring in English with a minor in writing at Christopher Newport University. He is a member of the Sigma Tau Delta international English honor society at CNU and won the university’s Albert J. Millar Merit Award for best literary analysis paper last spring.

Matthew Brian Mahoney has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Virginia where he is a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in aerospace physics. The recognition requires a 3.4 or higher grade point average. Mahoney is the son of Allison and Sherry Banks and the grandson of Joan S. Jones, all of Hayes.

Farley Marshall of Gloucester, has been named to the fall semester president’s list at Longwood University. The recognition requires a 4.0 grade point average.

Mary DeForge of Mathews, Danielle Montgomery of Saluda, and Evan Goetz, Kristen Rawls, Amanda Sawyer and Mackenzie Stickney, all of Gloucester, have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Longwood University. The recognition requires a 3.5 or higher grade point average.

The Mathews High School class of 1981 will hold a planning meeting for its upcoming 30th reunion next Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Sandpiper Reef restaurant, Hallieford. The group will meet for dinner at 6 p.m., with the planning session starting at 7. Those planning on attending are asked to call 540-529-1085 by Feb. 14 to RSVP.

Stephanie Ammons, Jeremy Schultz, Bernadene Stammer, Annette Taylor, Teresa Weaver and John West of Gloucester, andJennifer Ashberry, Hannah Ewell and Steve Morley of Mathews attended a celebratory luncheon sponsored by Rappahannock Community College’s Student Support Services (SSS) office on Jan. 19. The luncheon honored students who have been invited to join the SSS "A" Club in recognition of the excellent grades they earned for RCC’s fall 2010 semester. These luncheons, held at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, single out SSS participants who were enrolled in at least two classes during a preceding semester, and earned an A or an S (satisfactory) in each class.