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Morning Notes

By Aaron Kraut

Wednesday - 6/5/2013, 9:15am  ET

Flickr photo by Don Blohowiak

Max Brenner Set To Open June 22 — The Israeli chocolate chain will open its chocolate bar and dessert-themed concept on June 22 at 7263 Woodmont Ave. Watch for a preview in the coming weeks. [Washington Business Journal]

Chevy Chase Woman Wins ‘Jeopardy!’ — Rachel Gordon, an attorney, won the episode that aired on Tuesday night when her two competitors missed the final jeopardy question. The answer was: “Who Is [Stephen] Hawking.” Gordon took home $7,400. [Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch]

Walter Johnson’s Larrick Recovers From Knee Injury In Time For College Volleyball Career — Walter Johnson High School’s Kristen Larrick is known as one of the most athletic members of the school’s Class of 2013. But a dislocated right kneecap she suffered in January while practicing on WJ’s basketball team threatened future as a Division-I volleyball recruit at the College William & Mary. Larrick has fully recovered and is looking forward to her college career. [The Gazette]

Whitman Student Receives $10,000 Scholarship — Walt Whitman’s Alexander Pomerenk was named the Montgomery County recipient of Northrop Grumman’s 11th annual Engineering Scholars scholarship, a program dedicated to high school seniors in Maryland interested in studying engineering, computer science, physics or math. Pomerenk will get $10,000 over four years. To qualify, scholarship winners had to have a minimum SAT score of 1,700 and a minimum GPA of 3.5, plus work experience, community service and other activities that a committee of Northrop Grumman employeeds considered. [Northop Grumman]

Flickr photo by Don Blohowiak