The sunset of school days is upon us and high school graduation is this week. This is also the week that a local organization, MEGA Mentors, winds down for the summer and assesses the successes of its program.
Fifteen six-grade girls from Elizabeth Davis Middle School involved in the Girls on Track program committed their community service project with the making of a quilt to honor the Boston Marathon victims.
Graduations begin Friday. If you have a relative graduating a Chesterfield County High School you should make plans to attend now.
Chesterfield County participates in a program called Communities in Schools whose mission is “to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.”
The Southside Virginia Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America awarded Roper Memorial Scholarships to 16 graduating seniors from local area high schools at a ceremony held for recipients, parents and guests at the Petersburg Regional Arts Center on Friday, May 10.
On May 18, 2013, Ashlyn Lorraine Hankey graduated from Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies with a Doctor of Medicine Degree. Ashlyn will do her residency in psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern School in Austin, Texas.
Andrew Cihak, son of Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Cihak, USA, Retired and Kris Cihak, of Chester, has received and accepted an appointment to the Class of 2017 at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
After tallying more than 80,000 votes for more than 11,400 schools across the country, the winners of the Breakfast Blitz program have been announced. Ecoff Elementary School has received a $1,000 grant from America’s Milk Processors (MilkPEP) for having a top Fuel Up to Play 60 Breakfast Blitz program.