Month: May 2019

Students Achieve Recognition at Lincoln Douglas National Debate Championships

Hannah Dembosky and Caroline Cunningham represent Washington – Lee at the Lincoln Douglas National Debate Championships. Hannah placed 5th, and Caroline finished with a winning record and one ballot away from the elimination round. Hannah is the first W-L debater to advance at Nationals beyond the first round of eliminations!

Science Teacher, Mrs. Dawn McCoart, Awarded the Franklin D Kizer Distinguished Service Award at the Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences 78th Annual Meeting

On May 23, 2019, Mrs. Dawn McCoart was awarded the Franklin D Kizer Distinguished Service Award at the Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences 78th Annual Meeting at Old Dominion University. This award recognizes the exceptional contributions to VJAS of a STEM teacher. Mrs. McCoart is the W-L Science Department Chair, a National Board Certified Teacher […]

47 W-L Student Scientists Presented their Papers at the 78th Annual Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) Symposium

Forty-seven W-L student scientists presented their research papers to panels of university judges at the 78th Annual Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) Symposium held at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA this past week. Eleven students received formal recognition including Mr. James Licato whose project won the overall VJAS “Best in Symposium Award” among […]

Senior to be Graduation Speaker for George Mason University’s Early Identification Program

Mina Al Hashimi (class of ’19), was chosen to be this year’s speaker for George Mason University’s Early Identification Program (EIP) Graduation Ceremony. The EIP at George Mason University (GMU) aims to improve students’ access to higher education and quality of life by providing academic enrichment, personal development, and community engagement programs. Al Hashimi has been […]

Congressional Institute Honors Zach Bobeczko (’19)

Each spring the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual arts competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent across the nation. This year senior Zach Bobeczko’s photograph of two children, from the African village of Matuwa, won an honorable mention for our district. Zach took this photograph while volunteering in the village school and […]

Cappie Award Nomination for Outstanding Comic Actress- Emilia Couture (’19)

Washington – Lee HS student, Emilia Couture (class of 2019), has been nominated for a Cappie Award as Outstanding Comic Actress in a musical for her wonderful performance as Paulette Bonafonte in the school’s spring production of “Legally Blonde”. The Cappies are an organization that honors the best of high school theatre. Washington – Lee […]