Gilani awarded at Hampden-Sydney College opening convocation

At Opening Convocation on Tuesday, September 4, Aaron Salim Gilani, a sophomore at Hampden-Sydney College, received the Omicron Delta Kappa Award. The ODK Award was established in 1974 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Lambda Circle and has been endowed by generous contributions from ODK alumni.

Chester home featured in annual Parade of Homes

The Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR) kicked-off their 61st Annual Parade of Homes last weekend and out of 49 entries covering seven counties and the City of Richmond, Chester has the entry that won the WOW Award; a home that most impressed the judges with its WOW! Appeal because of the high performance features it delivers and the benefits it provides.

Warriors march on

Bringing home a Superior rating and selected as the Overall Grand Champions in their first marching band contests this season, Matoaca High School Marching Band has proven to be one of the best on the field.

Virginia State University awarded military-friendly-schools title

Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Virginia State University to the coveted Military Friendly Schools list.

TDHS’s performing arts department will present full chorale, orchestra concert

Thomas Dale High School will present a spectacular concert on Monday, Oct. 22, featuring a 200 voice chorale and full orchestra in an evening of thoughtful and moving music.

School Board completes a plan for the future  

The Chesterfield County School Board (CCPS) last week voted to accept recommended changes to its facilities plan. The new plan, which will become part of Chesterfield’s countywide comprehensive plan, indicates which schools will be revitalized, replaced and where new schools could be located.

Company gives back to local high school

The Thomas Dale Knights football team, 2009 State Champions, needed help with their field in August 2011. Head football coach Kevin Tucker asked Doug Robbins, a proud Thomas Dale alum and owner of Robbins Landscaping, for help with the field’s condition.

Youth Services Citizen Board seeks applicants

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of Chesterfield County youths? The Chesterfield County Youth Planning and Development Department is seeking youths and adults to serve on the Youth Services Citizen Board.