Virginia Credit Union awards scholarships to 7 students

Bobbi Altizer, of Chester, a student at John Tyler Community College, will attend Ferris State University in Michigan due in part to a scholarship from Virginia Credit Union. The credit union awarded college scholarships to seven students in Chesterfield County through its 2011 Dorothy J. Hall Memorial Scholarship Program.

Matoaca High School’s Jasmine Edwards signs letter of intent

Family, coaches and supporters gathered at Matoaca High School in May to witness Matoaca High School basketball standout Jasmine Edwards sign her letter of intent to play at Catawba College in North Carolina.

Doors open for Monarch seniors

Twenty of Meadowbrook High School’s senior-athletes met in the school’s lecture hall before the close of the school year to announce the next step in their careers as student-athletes, some signing their official letters of intent to play athletics at the next level.

Police Blotter

LYNDERWOOD DR  6/12  Macandrew Glen.  Suspect/s gained entry to victim’s residence by unknown means and stole the listed property.

S BEULAH RD  6/10  Suspect/s gained entry to victim’s apartment by unknown means and took the listed property.

GALENA AVE  6/11  Quail Oaks.  Unknown suspect/s gained entry to the victim’s locked garage by breaking a side window.  The listed property was reported stolen.

B&E, child abuse fugitives sought

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Matoaca High Career Fair

The annual Matoaca High School Career Fair that was held on Wednesday, April 27, and Thursday, April 28, was a great success, according to the school.

At her pace; fifteen-year-old skips high school

Kristia, who does not own driver’s permit, let alone a driver’s license, first heard about the idea of going off to college from her parents on a family vacation last year. “We threw the ball in her court and she ran with it,” said her mother, Kelly Vasiloff, a preschool teacher at Chester Baptist.

Perfect attendance

Tyler Coleman, a graduating senior at Matoaca H.S., was honored with an award for 13 years of perfect attendance.