Caressa Cameron. The 22-year-old Miss Virginia from Fredericksburg became the 89th Miss America, giving hope to all onetime geeky teenagers.
Fr. Richard Martin. The Burke pastor has spent a decade helping Haiti; his Nativity Parish has contributed millions along the way to the island nation.
Candy Crowley. The CNN anchor, one of the area’s most respected journalists, is now the only woman to head a Sunday-morning talk show.
Bob Ryan. In a winter marked by incredible snow, the legendary weatherman is making news of his own as he ponders switching from NBC 4 to ABC 7.
Terri Williams-Flournoy. Leading the team to its best season in years, the Georgetown women’s basketball coach might have an exciting March.
Billy Tauzin. The onetime congressman turned powerful drug-industry lobbyist has announced he’s stepping down from his post this spring.