Chester native Briana Kracke has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).
Alex Billeter, of Chester, was one of over 300 JMU students embarked on 30 spring break trips around the country and world, where students spent the week living simply, focused on service in their destination community but also on teamwork and reflection within their group.
“Some people say it is hard to stay in touch with Washington,” said Deputy Director David Mineta of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). “That is not true from our side.”
Curtis Elementary celebrated Black History Month in February. Students from every grade level were encouraged to participate in the poster contest. One winning poster was selected from each grade level.
Chesterfield Community High School teacher, Laurie Messer, was eager to attend the Richmond Forum at University of Richmond to hear author, Sherman Alexie, speak. Mrs. Messer is teaching his book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, a National Book Award winner.
James Martin Zimmerman and Chelsea Catherine Richardson, of Chester, graduated from Radford University at the end of the fall semester.
Chesterfield County Public Schools invites families to pull up a seat and join Table Talk for a meal and conversation. After all, children don’t come with instruction manuals and solutions for everyday problems such as managing schedules, running a family on a budget and making healthy dinner choices can be hard to find — even in the age of Google.
The Chesterfield County Fair Association is offering three (3) $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to individuals seeking a formal education beyond high school. The applicant must be a citizen of the U.S. and a resident of Chesterfield County.