John Tyler Community College’s class of 2010 includes more than 740 students, and their successes were celebrated on Saturday, May 15, during John Tyler Community College’s 42nd annual commencement ceremony, according to a press release from the school.
Two teams of students from the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School recently took third place in national competitions in Washington, D.C., and New York City, according to information from the school.
Taylor Wray, a gymnast at Southside Gymnastics, placed first all-around in the Virginia Level 8 State Meet on March 21 in Fredericksburg, according to information from Tegan Wray.
On a blustery Tuesday afternoon, the only things close to “hot” were two of the finest pitchers in the Central Region. Dale’s Lacey Waldrop’s two-hit, 23-strikeout performance bested Prince George’s Lauren Vinson in a battle for the top spot in the Central District.
All-district golfer Austin Hamilton completed the transition from the fairway to the tennis court by winning the individual Central District title last week at Meadowbrook High School. He later paired with Andrew Thagard in posting a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Thomas Dale teammates Min Im and Robert Long.
Wrestling at Matoaca High School reached a pinnacle this past winter with a top 10 finish in the AAA state championships. Blake Roulo became the school’s first state champion at the AAA level, while teammate Josh Clark took home a silver medal. With only one senior in the program, things are definitely looking up for coach Mike Moore’s Warriors.
For the Gallop family, education has always been a staple. And if education wasn’t possible, determination also played a role in moving them toward their goals.
Lindsay Wade Harris, 28, is wanted for conspiracy and drug distribution charges. Harris is a 5-foot-6-inch white female with brown eyes and brown hair. Matthew R. Gray, 26, is wanted for receiving stolen property. Gray is a 5-foot-7-inch black male with brown eyes and black hair.