Katie Ledecky, Scott Parsons and Julie Zetlin, the three Bethesda natives who competed in the recently completed London 2012 Olympics, will be honored with a homecoming ceremony of sorts next Friday (Aug. 24) at the Bethesda Metro station Metro Center plaza.
The 15-year-old Ledecky, a student at the Stone Ridge School and the youngest U.S. Olympian, won swimming gold in the 800 freestyle, a dominating victory that quickly led to a ton of media attention.
Parsons, 33, competed in his third Olympic slalom kayaking event, finishing in 16th place.
Zetlin was the first U.S. competitor in rhythmic gymnastics since 2004. She finished 21st in qualification.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D) and County Council President Roger Berliner (D-Potomac-Bethesda) will be at the event, organized by the Bethesda Urban Partnership (BUP), Greater Bethesda Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce, Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center and Brookfield Properties.
The ceremony will kick off at 5:30 p.m.