Matoaca Middle School eighth grader Andre Tolleris has advanced to the finals of the 2011 Virginia Geography Bee. Andre is the son of David and Christine Tolleris.
Thomas Dale High School will present an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest” at Henricus Historical Park on April 1, 2, and 3 at 3:00 p.m. each day. The play is being presented in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Sir Thomas Dale in the Virginia colony and his founding of the settlement at Henricus.
Ellen Jane Ayers and April Heather Murray of Chester graduated from Radford University at the end of the fall semester.
Kendahl Renae Kean, a Thomas Dale High School 2009 honors graduate attending Radford University is an honors sophomore in pre-nursing. She has had a perfect 4.0 grade point average and has been on the dean’s list since starting at Radford in August 2009.
The L.C. Bird High School’s FIRST Robotics team Robohawks participated over the weekend in the FIRST Robotics Competition D.C. Regional in the nation’s capital. Team mentor Nancy Hoover said the team faced an uphill challenge because their robot had not been fully tested.
Emily Phillips, a member of the Health Science Specialty Center at Cosby High School was recognized and presented with a $1,000 scholarship during Chesterfield County’s 2011 Black History Month Business Breakfast Celebration.
Students from throughout Chesterfield were named to the “President’s List” at Bryant & Stratton College’s recent academic awards convocation. The President’s List represents full-time students who earned grade-point averages of 4.00 during the semester.
The Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development is seeking nominations for the 2011 Outstanding Youth Awards. Youths who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their communities, neighborhoods or schools, and adults who have contributed positively to the development of youths in the county, are eligible.