Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions throughout Virginia during the spring 2015 semester.
Alexis Morse (cum laude), Danielle O’Brien (magna cum laude), Christopher Tran (cum laude) and Erica Walborn (magna cum laude) graduated from James Madison University with honors. The following students also graduated from James Madison University: Rachel Anderson, Sara Bushong, Ingrid Valerie Caranzo, Bryan Kress, Grace Lu, Sarah Magsakay, Meredith McCrea, Robert Mercado, Michael Pazirandeh, Elsie Poon, Jacob Rath, Jiraporn Rojural, Madeline Samayoa, Elsa Schultz, Brian Schwenk, AprilThu Tran, Robert van Wijngaarden, Tenzin Yeshi and Yoanna Yoon.
Augusta Jumana Charters, Morgan Elizabeth Eldred, Addison Marie Oliver and Mary Bobick Schranck made the dean’s list at Longwood University, where students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average to make the list. Hannah Catherine Gilmore and Elise Li-Ming Sanders made the president’s list at Longwood.
Michael Valentine Bauer, Gilmore, Robert Liam McLaughlin, Schranck and Sanders graduated from Longwood. Bauer and Schrank both graduated magna cum laude. Ramzi Adam Dridi and Pratima Poudel graduated from Radford University. Dridi earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and accounting and Poudel earned a Masters of Business Administration degree.
Noah Thirkill, a student at Randolph-Macon Academy, earned an “Honorable Mention” on the National German Exam. He also earned recognition for the 2015 spring sports season as Most Valuable Player of the school’s tennis team.