Revised List of the Greater Chamber's Scholarship Recipients

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Prince William County–Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce
Press Release
For Immediate Release                       Contact:  Andrea Whaley; Communications Director
Date:  April 14, 2010                        (703) 753-7436
The Greater Chamber Announces Its Scholarship Winners

MANASSAS, VA— The Prince William County—Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2009-2010 scholarships. This year, the Greater Chamber is awarding thirteen $1,000 scholarships across five categories: Education, for students intending to pursue a career as an educator; Leadership, for students demonstrating leadership qualities; Science/Technology, for students intending to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering or math; Business, for students interested in pursuing a career in business and Career/ Technical, for any student pursuing a technical career that requires a two-year associate degree or technical certification.

The scholarship recipients are all enrolled in an accredited public or private high school in Prince William County, Manassas or Manassas Park, have demonstrated academic achievement, are planning to attend an accredited community college, technical school or four-year college or university and have submitted required essay questions in order to qualify.

In the category of Education, the recipients are:
• Julie A. Vetal, Osbourn High School
• Kathryn E. Modugno, Battlefield High School
• Nathaniel E. Hoffa, Manassas Park High School

In the category of Leadership, the recipients are:
• Elizabeth A. Saccoccia, Forest Park High School
• Nicholas A. Allen, Brentsville District High School
• Amanda G. Best, Osbourn High School

In the category of Science/Technology, the recipients are:
• Adishesh K. Narahari, Osbourn High School
• Olivia C. Bouchet, Stonewall Jackson Senior High School
• Michelle C. Martin, Battlefield High School

In the category of Business, the recipients are:
• Alicia L. Sullivan, Brentsville District High School
• Peter D. Mooney, Seton High School
• Gregory J. Gonzalez, Osbourn Park High School

In the category of Career/Technical, the recipients are:
• Shannon M. Lowry, Osbourn High School

Scholarship recipients will be honored at the Greater Chamber’s annual Education Honor Roll Breakfast scheduled for Tuesday, April 27th from 8:00-9:30 a.m. at Heritage Hunt Golf & Country Club located at 6901 Arthur Hills Dr. in Gainesville. The luncheon is sponsored by Prince William Education Association.

The featured speakers will be the superintendents from each of the three local school systems— Dr. Thomas DeBolt of Manassas Park City Schools; Dr. Gail Pope of Manassas City Public Schools and Dr. Steven Walts of Prince William County Public Schools.

The cost for members is $30 prepaid or $35 at the door; non-members pay $40. To register and securely pay online, visit Click on What’s Happening to access the calendar of events, then click on Education Honor Roll Breakfast on April 27th.

Greater Chamber members who market to the education community may exhibit at this event. The cost to exhibit is $60 and includes one breakfast. For more information, contact Robin Cyrtmus at 703-368-6600, ext. 21, or email To download an exhibitor registration form, visit and click on “Register to Exhibit at the Education Honor Roll Breakfast.” This year for the first time the Chamber is also looking for Graduate Sponsors to sponsor the appearance of one of our scholarship recipients and a guest at the breakfast. The cost is $50. Contact Robin Cyrtmus for details.

The Prince William County–Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce represents more than 1,100 businesses, professionals and organizations in Prince William County, Manassas, Manassas Park and the surrounding area. Since 1935, the Chamber has been a business and community leader. The Chamber’s number one goal is to help its members succeed. For more information, visit our website at or call the Greater Chamber at 703-368-6600. For more information about the benefits of membership, contact Kris Johnson at 703-368-6600, ext. 15, or email Prince William County–Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce ... Your Greater Networking Connection.