The Chesterfield County senior advocate recently announced the 19 graduates of its Senior Ambassadors program, an eight-week course that allows adults 55 and older to broaden their knowledge of the county and to learn how they can better the community through self-enrichment and volunteerism.
Jan. 9 is the start of registration for workforce training and other classes offered for residents 18 and older by Adult Continuing Education. Details are included in the winter/spring program guide, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com and in county libraries.
Heidi Martin, a sophomore majoring in biology, from Chesterfield, made the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Bridgewater College. Dr. Carol A. Scheppard, vice president and dean for academic affairs, last week announced the list of those who excelled academically.
Typically when a high school team loses five seniors, the forecast may be a bumpy one for that following season. After all, it’s a part of the high school four year cycle. For the Meadowbrook girl’s basketball team, a team that finished last season with a 21-5 record, but after losing five key contributors, it appeared to be a ‘rebuilding’ year for the Lady Monarchs.
Chesterfield Technical Centers’ Dental Occupations 1 and 2 classes held their third annual Dental Clinic for Victoria Elementary and Kenbridge Elementary Schools in November.
Four additional Chesterfield teachers have achieved National Board certification, which is one of the highest credentials in education, and two National Board Certified Teachers have renewed their certification. They will be honored during a regional pinning ceremony at 5 p.m. Jan. 12 at Virginia Commonwealth University in the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave.
It’s time again to review another year. And what a year 2011 has been. From earthquakes and hurricanes to anniversaries and elections we have been very busy.
The rumble began like a passing train and then many people realized they were nowhere near the tracks. Maybe a helicopter. But the shake continued long enough on Aug. 23 that most people left the shelter of their homes or road it out, securing dishes or other valuables that could tumble to the floor.