Offers of aid for Chester sisters Cherry, Hanna, Vanessa and Molly Parker are still rolling in, and volunteers organizing the effort hope the help keeps coming.
John-Charles Holmes, of Chester, and Caroline Moon, of Chesterfield, earned the Pamplin Leader Award from Virginia Tech. The award comes with a $1,000 tuition scholarship and the opportunity to apply for the Pamplin Scholar award, a merit-based scholarship equal to tuition and fees for four years at Virginia Tech, the following year, according to information from the school.
Several area students were named to the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Commandant’s List for the spring 2010 semester, according to information from the school.
Kaitie Sisk, of Chesterfield, was recently selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars, according to information from the honor society. Sisk is a student at Cosby High School.
The Bard would have been thrilled to see one of his most beloved works performed so well. Sycamore Rouge’s large-cast production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at historic Battersea was staged in a perfect rural setting: A grassy clearing circled by trees, with stone pillars and benches cleverly lit, music of drums and a cappella singing by the cast. Even the moon cooperated.
If you are a fan of local sports and didn’t know Terry Sisisky, you at least knew his voice. But on Thursday, July 22, 2010, Terry’s voice fell silent. Terry Robin Sisisky died after a brief illness at home with his family and loved ones around him.
Over the last several days, we have been celebrating the life of one of the really good guys in local sport, Terry Sisisky. Sisisky passed away last week at the age of 58, leaving a tremendous void across the local airwaves. I feel blessed to have gotten to know the T-man during the last year as we covered several of the same high school games.