Woman's Club of McLean
WCM places great priority giving support to our local schools at all levels as spearheaded by
Education Committee members.
WCM's Catherine Hart Scholarship is offered to George Mason University undergraduate
or graduate women with financial need, including women re-entering the work force.
WCM annually sponsors two McLean High School sophomores to participate in the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) summer camp on business leadership.
In addition, WCM provides scholarships to two McLean High School rising seniors who are selected to
participate in the American Legion Auxiliary Virginia Girls State program on government leadership.
Each May, WCM holds a combined Safety Patrol and Music Awards ceremony to salute students from all
five area elementary schools and our two intermediate schools.
WCM Safety Patrol trophies are awarded to two safety patrols from each school determined by their
teachers to have achieved excellence in their responsibilities. Faculty, police officers and parents are invited
to this ceremony.
The WCM Music Awards are given to two students each at Longfellow and Cooper Intermediate Schools who have been selected by their band and orchestra staff.
The four students also are invited to perform a musical composition of their choice at the WCM May luncheon.
WCM members are consistently impressed by the excellence of our local students and it is a most heartening experience to be able to recognize young people in the community for their accomplishments.
Recently, WCM members have engaged in fund-raising activities for the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center, which offers quality preschool and pre-K daycare to children of families with limited resources.