The Foreign Service Journal, July-August 2012

Elizabeth Dunham – daughter of John Dunham (State) and Marya Dunham; graduated from the American Embassy School, New Delhi, India; attending the New College of Florida, with no declared major. Moria Sims – daughter of Marco Sims (State) and Karen Morrissey (State); graduated from Istanbul International Community School, Turkey; attending Pratt Institute, majoring in photography. Torrence Delawie – daughter of Gregory Delawie (State) and Vonda Delawie (State); graduated from the Berlin Brandenburg International School, Brandenburg, Germany; attending the California Institute of Technology, majoring in computer science. Adriana Larsen – daughter of Jon Larsen (State) and Jennifer Barber; graduated fromWest Creek High School, Clarksville, Tenn.; attending Auburn University, majoring in physical therapy. Molly Nesemann – daughter of Michael Nesemann (State) and Susan Nesemann; graduated from George Mason High School, Falls Church, Va.; attending the University of Virginia, with no declared major. Jack Smith – son of Dean Smith (State) and Alison Toledo; graduated from Lake Oswego High School, Lake Oswego, Ore.; attending the University of Virginia, majoring in engineering. Reia Tong – daughter of Kurt Tong (State) and Mika Tong; graduated fromWalt Whitman High School, Bethesda, Md.; attending Brown University, majoring in architecture. Michael Winnick – son of Seth Winnick (State) and Cindy Winnick; graduated from the John F. Kennedy School, Berlin, Germany; attending the University of Pennsylvania, with no declared major. Academic Merit Award Honorable Mention Winners Art Merit AwardWinner Victoria Laney – daughter of Bridget Tambe (State); graduated from the International School of Tanganyika, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; attending Johns Hopkins University, majoring in biology. Rose Hinman – daughter of Richard Hinman (State) and Josephine Hinman (State); graduated from the American Community School of Amman, Jordan; attending Columbia University, major- ing in Russian; designated the Turner C. Cameron Memorial Scholar. Quincey Szymeczek – daughter of Jerzy Szymeczek and Sherrie Szymeczek (State); graduated from TASIS, The American School in England, Thorpe, England; attending American University, majoring in inter- national studies. Betina Van Meter – daugh- ter of Joseph Van Meter (USAID ) and Martine Van Meter; graduated from South Lakes High School, Reston, Va.; attending the University of Twente, The Netherlands, majoring in industrial design. Kathryn Hornbeck – daughter of Robert Hornbeck (State) and Joan Andrews (State); graduated from James Madison High School, Vienna, Va.; attending the University of Miami, majoring in marine science. Jeremy Hyde – son of Andrew Hyde (State) and Diana Rowen (State); gradu- ated from the American International School of Vienna, Austria; attending Carnegie Mellon University, majoring in physics. PMA Funds $3,000 AFSA Scholarship A mb. LangeSchermerhorn(left),AFSAScholarshipCommittee chairwoman, thanks attendees for their generousdonations to AFSA’s scholarship fund at the Public Members Association of theForeignService luncheononMay3, asPMAPresidentCarmen Delgado listens. Scholarship Winners Honored On May 4, eight local winners of the Merit Awards were hon- ored at AFSA. Top row, left to right: Bradley Raynor, Marshall Richards, Basil Smitham and Betina Van Meter. Front row, left to right: Chairwoman of AFSA Scholarship Committee Ambassador Lange Schermerhorn, Lucinda Chu-Ketterer, Charlotte Ellison, Kathryn Hornbeck, Molly Nesemann and AFSA President Susan Johnson. DONNA AYERST Art Merit Award Honorable MentionWinners Community Service Award Winner Christina McGuire – daughter of John McGuire (State) and Suzanne McGuire (State); graduated from the International School of Manila, Philippines; attending Connecticut College, majoring in human development. Best Essay Award Winner Nora Kirkham – daughter of Keith Kirkham (FCS) and Beth Kirkham; graduated from the American International School of Bucharest, Romania; attending Gordon College, majoring in interna- tional affairs. J U L Y - A UGU S T 2 0 1 2 / F OR E I GN S E R V I C E J OU R N A L 57 A F S A N E W S