Principal Ty Byrd presents Senior Maeve Curtin with a Certificate of Excellence from The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, and with a President's Volunteer Service Award granted by the program on behalf of President Barack Obama. She was among the top 10 percent of all state applicants. Curtin has been an active Mustang throughout her four years at Mason: helping to start the Best Buddies club, serving as the SCA president, and serving as the student representative to the school board.
Curtin's example stands out as an impressive example of what young people can do to improve their communities. Based on the number of her volunteer hours, Curtin also qualified for the President's Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country.
Congratulations on this well-deserved honor!
Ever wonder who the big group of kids are that flock into Ms. Dean-Pratt’s room about once a month, and leave with a large bag of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches? This group of students is not there to eat though; they are part of one of George Mason’s new clubs, Key Club. Key Club is a high school organization sponsored by Kiwanis International and members of the club perform acts of service in their communities.
From February 3-14 the GMHS Student Council Community Outreach Community is having a cereal drive. This is an attempt to help stock the Arlington Food Assistance Center shelves for families in need. Collection boxes will be placed outside the library.
Two George Mason High School students have earned national recognition as National Merit Scholarship finalists. Noelle Darling (left) and Elinore McLain today received letters notifying them that they are among an elite group of students nationwide who are eligible to compete for the prestigious academic scholarships.