The written word is a powerful force – one that can create haunting stories, adoring verses, imaginative lyrics, belly-aching laughs, dramatic speeches, and theatrical spectacles. This variety will be celebrated during John Tyler Community College’s 18th Annual Literary Festival, February 19–28, 2013.
Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards spotlight the creativity and abilities of middle and high school students throughout the country. Students in Chesterfield County Public Schools this year achieved 50 Gold Keys, 64 Silver Keys and 80 honorable mentions.
Recently the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers recognized three Matoaca High School art students for their outstanding work. Over 3,095 students in the Richmond Art Region submitted work to the Scholastic Art Awards judges.
The following local residents were recently named to the Dean’s List at the College of William & Mary for the fall 2012 semester.
Eleven residents of Chester have been named to the fall semester Dean’s List at Radford University.
The following students graduated from James Madison University during the Dec. 15, 2012 commencement exercises
Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,901 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2012 semester including Alexis L. Boone, a junior Homeland Security major, and Daniel Harrison Meyer, a senior Fire Protection Administration major both of Chesterfield.