The Chesterfield Public Education Foundation is pleased to announce its 2012 Bravo!Awards recipients, the fourth class of outstanding Chesterfield County Public Schools alumni to be honored with the award.
Each of the 2012 honorees has made an exceptional impact professionally. Recipients range from AMC’s acclaimed “Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan to Virginia Secretary of Education Laura Fornash and CBS News correspondent Terrell Brown. Bravo!Awards recipients come from an array of fields and are recognized by their peers as people who have made a difference. The Bravo!Awards recognized this year’s class in November at a gala dinner at The Jefferson Hotel.
Recipients were as follows:
- John Maclin Barnwell, M.D., F.A.C.S.; Chairman, Sinai-Grace Hospital Department of Surgery, Matoaca High School, Class of 1983.
- Terrell Brown, CBS News Correspondent, Matoaca High School, Class of 2005.
- Pearce Paul Creasman, Archeologist, Manchester High School, Class of 2000.
- Laura Worley Fornash, Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of Virginia, L.C. Bird High School, Class of 1987.
- Vince Gilligan, Writer/Director/Producer, L.C. Bird High School, Class of 1985.
- Ben Hancock Jr., President, Methodist University, Matoaca High School, Class of 1970.
Established in 2009, the Bravo!Awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of alumni of Chesterfield County Public Schools and 26 alumni have been honored to date. Proceeds from the Bravo!Awards dinner go to the Chesterfield Public Education Foundation and its programs.
To find out more about the Bravo!Awards contact the Foundation at (804) 379-1551.