Area resident wins Pamplin Leader Award

Aimee Michelle Hahn has been selected as the Virginia Tech 2012 Pamplin Leader Award Winner for Matoaca High School. She was selected based on her outstanding academic achievement and her commitment to leadership and service. Her parents are Dr. Randall and Karen Hahn of Chesterfield.

New Juris Doc from L.C. Bird

Mississippi College School of Law, in Jackson, Miss., indicated they are proud to announce that David Ostwinkle, of Chesterfield, recently graduated with a juris doctorate. Mr. Ostwinkle is the son of Louis Ostwinkle and Linda Ross of Chesterfield.

Schools could change footprint

High schools have become a massive expanse of corridors, towering atriums and auditoriums that could host the Richmond Symphony. That could change as part of the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) plan for the future.

Student parking fees, others will increase in the fall

The Chester field County School Board voted to double the amount students pay in parking fees. Currently high school students pay a fee of $25 to buy a parking pass to park in the student lot for the school year.

Build-A-House program gives students tools for success

Students wearing their trade shirts from the Chesterfield Technical Center (CTC) stood proudly while community leaders and their teachers dedicated a house last Friday built by the Tech Center students in the Build-a-House program.

Cadet Kennedy graduates Coast Guard Academy

Chester native graduates from the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. Cadet First Class Thomas M. Kennedy, will be one of 233 cadets to graduate Wednesday, from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine and Environmental Science.

VSU business school wins prestigious technology award

Virginia State University’s Reginald F. Lewis School of Business (RFLSB) has been awarded the RichTech Technology Innovation Deployment Award. The award honors companies or organizations that successfully implement creative technologies to enhance processes, methodologies and/or services for their own, or others’, benefit.

VSU signs internship agreement with Minor League Baseball

Virginia State University (VSU) President Keith Miller recently signed an agreement with Pat O’Conner, president of Minor League Baseball (MiLB) to provide internship opportunities for VSU students.