Kudos for Herndon High Athletes — Herndon field hockey players Taylor Stone, Sofia Palacios and Alexis Duke earned VHSL Group 6A all-state honors. Stone, a senior midfielder, and Palacios, a senior forward, were named first-team all-state. Duke, a senior defender, earned second-team honors.
Leidos Diversifying Sports Support — Reston-based Leidos, the government contractor that is DC United’s major sponsor, is also working with the Washington Wizards. Leidos ‘ “Defending the Rim” promotion will donate $100 for every blocked shot to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. [Washington Business Journal]
Superintendent Is Listening — Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Karen Garza will hold two additional listening tours in February and March. If you missed the recent one in Reston, visit the 2015 meetings to make your voice heard. [Fairfax County Public Schools]
Two Bodies Recovered At ScienceLogic COO’s Home – Anne Arundel County Fire investigators finally could enter the home of Donald Pyle, COO of Reston’s ScienceLogic, to look for victims of Monday’s fire that destroyed Pyle’s 16,000 square foot home. Pyle, his wife, and four grandchildren were believed to be in the home at the time. Two bodies were recovered late Wednesday. [NBC4 Washington]