James Madison University fall graduates, honors

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

EKU Announces Fall 2012 Dean’s List

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.

Matoaca show choir starts season strong

High Impact, the mixed show choir of Matoaca High School, directed by Brad Berkley, is off to a great start to their competition season. Last weekend, the group traveled to Marysville, Ohio to compete in the Marysville Showcase.

Fall Dean’s List at Lebanon Valley College

Colin M. Catherman, of Chesterfield, a sophomore biology major, and a graduate of Trinity Episcopal High School, was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Lebanon Valley College.

Alexa Tuck makes Mount St. Mary’s Dean’s List

Alexa Tuck, from Chester, is among the 555 students who earned dean’s list honors for the fall 2012 semester at Mount St. Mary’s University. Alexa, a senior at the Mount, achieved dean’s list by maintaining a 3.4 or higher grade point average. Alexa is the daughter of Ms. Beth N. Faughn.

Cole graduates with honors from Va. Tech

Virginia Tech held its 2012 Fall Commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 21, in Cassell Coliseum on the Virginia Tech campus, recognizing the academic accomplishments of approximately 1,430 undergraduate students.

February 15th: Important deadline for scholarship seekers

For high school seniors, the process of finding and applying for financial aid can be a lot to handle. Sometimes, the most challenging part can be finding the time to successfully fill out the application and to gather all the necessary supporting documents.

Small pay increase for teachers dependent on state budget

The Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) budget is one of the first to be presented to the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors. But even the schools budget is dependent on some funding provided by the Virginia Commonwealth.