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Class of 2022 Recipients

  • Noel Belai – George Washington University
  • Kaylee Board – Clemson University
  • Laura Cardoso Mendoza – University of Maryland
  • Noah Clendenning – University of Miami Coral Gable, Florida
  • Suyana Fernandez Huayllas – Catholic University of America
  • Ebony Giron – Northern Virginia Community College
  • Karen Gonzalez Cifuentes – Carnegie Mellon University
  • Kimiko Reed – Columbia University
  • Karim Sbihi – University of Virginia
  • Tsion Temesgen – George Washington University
  • Anika Tripathi – University of Virginia

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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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