Rundlett elocutionist at regional competition

With a strong third place finish in the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Forensics Speech Tournament Matoaca High School senior Nicholas Rundlett will advance to the regional competition.

Brown, Rhodes, Wyman to perform in All-State Choir

Three Matoaca High School choir students were recently selected via audition at the All-District Choir to advance to the All-State Choir. This is the highest honor a singer can achieve at the high school level.

Joe Oestreich to bring Rock-n-Roll and Writing to JTCC Literary Festival

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.

Students honored for creations in art and writing

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.

Matoaca students awarded for arts, writing

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.

Local Residents Named to William & Mary Dean’s List

The following local residents were recently named to the Dean’s List at the College of William & Mary for the fall 2012 semester.

Radford announces Dean’s list

Eleven residents of Chester have been named to the fall semester Dean’s List at Radford University.

James Madison University fall graduates, honors

The following students graduated from James Madison University during the Dec. 15, 2012 commencement exercises