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Class of 2021 Recipients

  • Monira Akey – Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
  • Najla Ali – Virginia Tech
  • Rosa Galdamez -Marymount University
  • Jennifer Lopez-Perez -Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Jhoan Loza-Gonzales – University of Maryland (College Park)
  • Madeleine McLean – University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • Shea Messman – University of Virginia
  • Abdellah Mouslik – George Washington University
  • Kimberly Peche – Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Zahra Qureshi – George Mason Unviersity
  • Angelica Vasquez-Juarez – University of Virginia or Virginia Tech
  • Fatima Villalobos Gonzalez – Northern Virginia Community College

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Remembering Dr. Tom Schelstrate

Dr. Tom Schelstrate

On May 20, 2020, Dr. Tom Schelstrate passed away peacefully at his home in Arlington. Tom was a devoted father, grandfather, husband, friend, teacher, counselor, administrator, veteran, and gardener. He served as a member of the Foundation’s board from 2001 to 2009. Tom was one of the original three teachers to conceive the idea of providing scholarships to W-L students. He left an indelible impact on our community, and will be missed by students, teachers, administrators, and the ENTIRE Arlington community.

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