From left, William David Meinert, South Lakes High School; Tatiana Michelle Liu, Potomac Falls High School; Alexis Michelle Gruber, Dominion High School; Adam Michael Cleland, Flint Hill High School; Nicole Marie Frank, Potomac High School; Steven Tai, Lanier Middle School; Meghan Elizabeth Babington, Dominion High School; Sarah Erica Slate, Langston Hughes Middle School; Nikole Rae James, Potomac Falls High School; Yechan Lim, Centreville High School; Kathryn Nei, Hunters Woods Elementary School and Isaac Daniel Mantelli, Westfield High School.
Photo by Mike Moseley
Winners of the James A. Bland Music Scholarship competition, co-sponsored by the Reston Lions Club and the Reston Community Center and held at the community center on Tuesday, Jan. 29, were as follows: vocal competition, Alexis Michelle Gruber, first place; William David Meinert, second place; and Nikole Rae James, third place. Instrument competition, Yechan Lim, first place; Tatiana Michelle Liu, second place; and Sarah Erica Slate, third place.
First place winners received prizes of $100 and are eligible to compete in Virginia Lions Regional, District and State competitions for additional prizes. Second place winners received $75 prizes and third place winners received $50.
Judges were Lydia Kriso, Gretel Von Pischke, Elizabeth Kluegel and Leslie Luxenburg.