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McLean Student Wins Contest to Study in Spain — “Ethan H., an 11th-grader at BASIS Independent McLean, has won the 2019 Junior Study Abroad Scholarship and will travel to Spain this summer. This national award, valued at more than $3,500, is given each year to 24 students nationally who become eligible by earning high scores on the National Spanish Examination.” [Inside NoVa]

Look Back at Falls Church’s Memorial Day — Missed the City of Falls Church’s parade and festival during the weekend or want to relive it? This article describes what it was like to be there with the young families who joined veterans and active service men and women to honor fallen service members. [WJLA]

Vienna Mom Qualifies For Olympic Trials — Perry Shoemaker, a 48-year-old Vienna resident, is the second-oldest woman to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials.”Shoemaker’s journey to Olympic Trials qualifier started back in about 2011, when the family moved from Pittsburgh to their current home in Vienna… she did most of her runs pushing a jogging stroller and holding a dog on a leash.” [Runner’s World]

Tysons Restaurant Makes OpenTable List — Founding Farmers in Tysons made it onto OpenTable’s 2019 list of 100 best restaurants in America for a “big night out.” [Patch]

Falls Church Crash Injuries Five People — On Saturday, four pedestrians and the driver were taken to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries following a crash in a parking lot along Annandale Road in Falls Church. [Twitter]

Tysons Building at Full Capacity — “A new 150,000 square foot lease with an undisclosed company has capped off Rubenstein Partners and Griffith Properties’ lease up program for their jointly-owned building, Centerstone at Tysons. The single transaction brought the newly-renovated building to full occupancy. Rubenstein and Griffith acquired Centerstone at Tysons, located at 1550 Westbranch Dr., in July 2015.” [GlobeSt]

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