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Reston Association mascots and Reston founder Bob Simon kick of Nature House 5K 2015/Courtesy Friends of Reston

All Met Honors — Herndon High sophomore Emily Melius was selected to the first-team girls swimming All-Met team by the Washington Post. Melius beat her own Virginia 6A state meet record in the 100 backstroke 55.08. [Washington Post]

Fairfax Officer Suspended — A Fairfax County Police officer was suspended after it was discovered the officer uploaded child porn to a social media site. FCPD did not identify the officer. [Washington Post]

Good Sports — Herndon Reston Youth Lacrosse presented the Lou Petersen Memorial Awards last week. The award are presented annually to girls and boys team memebers from Herndon and South Lakes High Schools who exemplify sportsmanship on the field, citizenship off the field, and leadership in all endeavors. Winners: South Lakes, Nicole Salvatore and Joseph Flynn; Herndon, Alexis Duke and Boaz (Bo) Shull.

Ride To Provide April 18  — Former NFL Player Lorenzo Alexander’s Ride to Provide charity bike ride rolls through Reston on Saturday. The event, which will feature several current and former Redskins as well as media personalities, begins and ends at Reston Town Center and goes for 10-53 miles on the W&OD Trail. The event benefits several charities. [Ride to Provide]

Photo: Reston Association mascots and Reston founder Bob Simon kick of Nature House 5K Saturday/Courtesy Friends of Reston 

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