Reilly's Raves - October Highlights

By Ellen Reilly
Reilly's Raves
October 25, 2017

Marching Band Wins 2017 Virginia State Band Championship

Congrats to the MHS Marching Band for winning the 2017 Virginia State Band Championship. The Highlanders won first place in:

  • Best Music
  • Best Visual
  • Best General Effect 

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Philena Sun receives Youth Recognition Award

Philena Sun received the Youth Recognition Award from the McLean Chamber of Commerce for her service and collaboration with them on behalf of McLean High School and DECA.

Seniors recognized as National Hispanic Scholars

Mauricio Gerdes, Emily Lachow, Zoe Lachow, Emmanuel Steinerrobles and Isabella Whitney were recognized by College Board as National Hispanic Scholars. These students scored in the top 2.5% among Hispanic and Latino PSAT/NMSQT test takers in our region. Great work!

Eleven National Merit Scholarship Competition Semifinalists Announced

a photo of merit semi-finalists

McLean has 11 Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. In alphabetical order, they are: Hannah Alexander, Royce Kang, Bradley Kim, Justin Kim, Keerthi Medicherla, Careniena Opem, Jillian Pincus, Siddarth Shankar, Philena Sun, Eli Wassertzug, and Richard Yu. Congratulations!