Lake Holiday Kids News, June 2018


Written by Anthony Morelli

On June 25, 2018

The end of the school year has come and gone, but it’s never too late to brag on the great accomplishments of the youngsters in the community!

Tyler Ostinato, son of Misty Weaver-Ostinato and Patrick Ostinato graduated James Wood High School and will be headed to Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the fall semester to continue his pursuit of an engineering degree and career.

Matthew Morelli, son of Anthony Morelli and step-son of Misty Weaver-Ostinato finished his James Wood High School Junior Year with straight A+s and has laid a strong foundation for pursuing his higher education in the field of computer science.

Nathan Schrantz, an honors student and officer with the FCCLA Club, son of Charlie & Angie Schrantz graduated from James Wood High School and will be headed to James Madison University for the fall semester to continue his pursuit of a computer science degree and career.

Additional Lake Holiday James Wood High School graduates include, but are not limited to: Brittany Haney (also recognized by the JWAA for high academic achievement while playing Varsity Basketball); Analeesa Hernandez Ortiz; Paul Ensogna, Jr.; Kayla Shanholtz; Kyle Small; and Mark Sisler.

In other Lake Holiday Kids News…

Lauren Mason, 12, daughter of Anderea and Luke Mason of Northwood Circle, participated with the Virginia Olympic Development Program with the 2005 girls at a tournament at Ryder University June 8-10.  She currently plays on the Winchester United ‘05 Girls team.  She is currently a 7th grader and is pictured on the left.

Speaking of soccer:  Many Lake Holiday kids were featured in The Winchester Star for accomplishments on the field. Among them Madison Myers, a Junior and daughter of Debby and Tom Myers of Lake Holiday Road; Maddie Milburn, Freshman daughter of Tom and Kandie Milburn; Drew Tanger, a Junior son of David and Tracy Tanger of Lake Holiday Road and Senior Paul Ensogna. Many were in “area leader’’ lists for total goals, assists, etc. All are on the Varsity team. Madison Myers is pictured below in The Winchester Star.

Isaiah Tomalesky, son of Jarret and Tina Tomalesky of Fairway Circle, has been accepted into the Residential Governor’s School for the Humanities and Visual & Performing Arts at Radford University for the summer of 2018.  He will be attending for music, specifically the trombone.  His mother and stepfather, Aaron and Jenny Hershberger, live in Winchester.

Colleen Salvatore, 20, completed her second year at the University of Virginia with a 3.6 and a newly-declared major in History with an emphasis in Ancient Studies. Adrianne, 22, completed her core classes at LFCC and has moved to Boulder, where she begins summer classes in pursuit of a degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado School of Business.  (Pictured below, Colleen on left, Adrianne on right. Eleanor, 16, (pictured below, left) was honored by the James Wood Athletic Association for her academic performance while playing Varsity basketball, and was all recognized by her coach for having the season-best, free-throw shooting percentage of 90%, which would be a new all-time JWHS school record had she gotten to shoot a few more.  They are the daughters of Tom and Melissa Salvatore of Lakeview Drive.

~Submitted by Melissa Salvatore

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