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 […]

Students earn National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Student Production Awards

Congratulating the following students for winning a National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Student Production Award (N.A.T.A.S.) for their animation film short, “Under the Winter Sun”. Co-Directors: Tom Bolles & Ethan Spitalney DP [Cinematography] and Story Concept: Tom Bolles Original Score: Ethan Spitalney Producer: Grace Barnes Set Design: Anna Nowalk On Sunday, April 28th, […]

Men of Respect Club Co-President Spoke at Panel Discussion Hosted by Project Peace of Arlington County

The week before spring break, W-L Senior and Men of Respect Club (M.O.R.) Co-President, Matthew Hopper, was invited to speak on a panel discussion for Project Peace of Arlington County. Hopper set an incredible example for the younger members of the over 200 seated crowd, including representative from the Arlington Council and State Reps. Twice […]

Eleven W-L Students Will Attend the Governor’s School This Summer

This summer, 11 W-L students will attend the Governor’s School for Academics, Mentorship, Visual and Performing Arts or the World Language Academies at different universities and colleges in Virginia. Both programs allow students to focus on a specific area of intellectual or artistic strengths in a way that best suits the gifted learner’s needs. Each […]

Lincoln Douglas Debate Team Shows Off

The following members of the Lincoln Douglas Debate Team achieved amazing accomplishments: Hannah Dembosky – 1st place at Varsity Metrofinals (Nationals Qualifier) Lindsey Gradowski – 3rd place at Super Regionals (States Qualifier and Varsity Metrofinals Qualifier) Caroline Cunningham – Varsity Metrofinals Qualifier Christoph Schoer – 4th place at WACFL 3, Novice, and Regionals Qualifier Chrisraine Gilpin […]

Veni, Vidi, Vici: National Latin Exam Produces Students’ Awards

Over thirty-five students achieved awards on this year’s National Latin Exam. In order to earn an award, all of them made a concerted effort to study above and beyond what is covered in class. National Latin Exam Adwards winners are: Cum Laude- Carson Brantley, Benjamin Fajardo, Theresa Cogley, Cassandra Smith, Aidan Walz, Griff Splan, Draken Garfinkel Magna […]