The following Scholastic Art Award winners were honored at a ceremony on Feb. 21:
Rose Harris – Howard Uphoff Scholarship
Minkyong Song – League of Reston Artist Scholarship
Joshua Leong – American Visions Nominee
McLean’s Model UN team won the Best Large School award at Georgetown’s North American Invitational Model UN Conference (NAIMUN). The conference, which is considered to be the “national championship” of Model UN by many, had over 3,300 delegates and 160 schools, but McLean’s team was able to beat schools from both the United States and internationally.
Seventeen McLean students were recognized for awards at the conference. Please congratulate them when you see them.
Lana Al-Saloum & Sarah Gu
Ian Ghasemian & Laith Samamreh
Samir Chowdhury & Kyla Duggal
Jillian Pincus & Nour Khachemoune
McLean’s National Merit Scholarship Finalists are Hannah Alexander, Royce Kang, Bradley Kim, Justin Kim, Alan Kohler III, Keerthi Medicherla, Careniena Opem, Jillian Pincus, Siddarth Shankar, Philena Sun, Eli Wassertzug, and Richard Yu. Congratulations to all of you!
Fourteen McLean students spent the last teacher workday volunteering at a STEAM event at Stanton Elementary School in DC. Ten varsity dance team members (Kaiti Bachman, Willa Britton, Mason Glembocki, Megan Hassi, Leila Ilkanhoff, Kate MacPherson, Mary Scalia, Isabella Swigart, Gabie Xie, and Rachel Zhang) were joined by fellow Highlanders Erin Barth, Ella Dutt, Finn Marks, and Caroline Raymond at STEAM@Stanton, an event that combined movement and dance with hands-on science activities.