Seven Chesterfield County schools rank in the top 10 percent of U.S. high schools, according to the 2014 list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools.
Ulysses S. Knight, III of Phoenixville, Pa. a Virginia State University Project Management master’s degree candidate, has completed training to join the University Innovation Fellows, a national program that empowers student leaders to bring more entrepreneurial activity to their campuses.
Dr. Jewel E. Hairston, dean of Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture, was recognized recently for spearheading Cooperative Extension’s study to identify and address food desert conditions existing in eight rural and urban Virginia localities.
Who are Chesterfield’s Students of the Year? An inquisitive learner. Hard working, creative, positive and helpful. An exceptional role model. A friend to all. A superstar. Those are descriptions from teachers and principals of students selected as 2014 Students of the Year.
On Saturday, April 26 more than 330 participants came out to support Elizabeth Scott Elementary School’s “Run the Rocks” 5k.
Matoaca High School Track and Field standout Brianna Hayes has signed a letter of intent to compete for Norfolk State University next school year. Brianna will join the Norfolk State Division I team competing in the MEAC conference.
Virginia State University is offering its students of the Mathematics and Information Sciences Department information and hands-on practice in industry employment opportunities that could become their successful career path after their graduation.
The Matoaca High School hosted the family-friendly Annual Fine Arts Festival of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The Festival showcased the counties public elementary, middle and high school students’ visual and performing arts talent.