Students from Virginia high school and college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.
Area residents were recently named to the Dean’s List at the College of William & Mary for the spring 2013 semester.
Taylor C. Britt (Thomas Dale 2009) graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering, Class of 2013, earning his major with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with concentration in Nuclear, with minors in Mathematics and Physics.
The following Virginia Military Institute cadets are among the 671 cadets who were recently named to the Dean’s List for the second semester of academic year 2012-13. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a cadet must have a term grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and no grade below C.
Thirteen Chesterfield students were selected by their schools to participate in a unique leadership training, service-learning and motivation-building experience at the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar. this spring at James Madison University.
Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) is awarded “30 Grants In 30 Days” during June, 2013. Elizabeth Davis Middle School of Chester, was awarded a $500 grant in the Beautification Category.
Bulldozers and track hoes continue their work demolishing several rows of houses in Ettrick. This work will make room for a huge expansion for Virginia State University (VSU) and will bring revitalization to the Chesterfield Avenue corridor.
The Telly Awards has named MBK Media Program as a Bronze winner in the 34th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “Crime Solvers: Protecting Your Community, Anonymously.” With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.