Category Archives: Clubs

Scholastic Bowl team wins Liberty District Championship


Posted on January 16, 2018 by

Congratulations to our Scholastic Bowl team and their coaches for winning the Liberty District Championship at Herndon High School over the weekend! Carson Flickinger, Justin Young, Mara Kessler and Grace Chung will compete in the regional tournament at Madison High School next week. Please wish them luck!

Model UN wins Best Large School Award at William & Mary conference


Posted on November 27, 2017 by

McLean’s Model UN Team won the Best Large School Award at William and Mary’s High School Model UN Conference, beating schools from as far as Miami and Chicago and as close as Chantilly and TJ.

Twenty McLean students were recognized for awards at the conference. Please congratulate them when you see them.

Gavel/Best Delegate:

Noor Al-Saloum

Ian Ghasemian

Sophie Howery

Nour Khachemoune & Jillian Pincus

Asia Kurtalic

Maria McHugo

Neha Rana

Siddarth Shankar

Outstanding Delegate:

Caroline Brunner & Zoe Lynes

Laith Samamreh & Shriansh Singh

Honorable Mention:

Lana Al-Saloum & Sarah Gu

Kenan Nabulsi

Verbal Commendation:

Kyla Duggal & Maddie Sisk

Riya Master

Jeremy Siegel

Students earn awards at FCPS DECA District Competition


Posted on November 13, 2017 by

Last week, the following students were first, second, and third place overall winners in their role-play categories at the FCPS DECA District Competition. This makes them eligible to attend the State Conference in March along with DECA’s teams and other event competitors.  Please congratulate them when you see them.

First Place:

Lily Cooper – Quick Service Restaurant Marketing

Jana Kral – Entrepreneurship

Zoe Mallus – Principles of Hospitality

Carter Robertson – Sports & Entertainment Marketing

Sydney Wang – Principles of Marketing

Second Place:

Cayla Davis – Marketing Communications

Caroline Howley – Food Marketing

Bryce Liquerman – Hotel & Lodging Management

Philena Sun – Entrepreneurship

Third Place:

Nathan Legg – Social Media

Paige Pilewski – Retail Marketing

Christopher Song – Principles of Finance

Other students who were recognized for their performance in their test or role-play:

Mason Davis, Janine Dimatvlac, Akati Doku, Caitlin Kelly, John LeMunyon, Kaitlyn Merritt & Eric Stresler

Scholastic bowl team takes second at tournament


Posted on September 21, 2017 by

Justin Young, Ryan Shue and Jake Shue competed at the Virginia Tech Fall Kickoff tournament last weekend, where they finished second out of 22 teams. This placement qualified them for the NAQT Nationals in Atlanta in May 2018.

Scholastic Bowl team finishes second in state tournament


Posted on February 27, 2017 by

This weekend, the Scholastic Bowl team competed in the VHSL State Tournament at William & Mary. The team, consisting of Justin Young, Mara Kessler, Carson Flickinger, Grace Chung and backup Evan Stoddard, finished in second place behind Robinson.  Justin was the second highest scoring individual in the entire tournament, which consisted of 24 teams and over 100 participants, earning him a spot on the All-State Tournament Team. Congratulations to the team and sponsor Jeff Brocketti!

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Junior Sean Senft wins first place in MHS chess tournament


Posted on February 14, 2017 by

The McLean High School Chess Club completed its First Annual School Chess Tournament on Feb. 8, with junior Sean Senft winning 1st place and earning the honor of being MHS’s first school chess champion! The tournament was held over a period of four weeks with 30 students participating. Junior Austin Zhang won 2nd place and sophomore Nolan Fitzsimmons won 3rd place.  Trophies will be presented to the winners at the Chess Club’s next session on Wednesday, Feb. 15.