U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, presented Ryan Sherman with his Commission of Ensign in the United States Coast Guard, May 16, 2012 in New London, Ct.
Kimberly Quick of Chesterfield, and Melanie Green, a resident of Chester, were among over 1900 students from Wake Forest University who made the spring 2012 Dean’s List.
Primrose School at Ironbridge Corner demonstrated its commitment to making a difference in Central Virginia. On April 28, the school held their annual Spring Fling fundraiser to help make giving back a top priority in the local community, and raise money to support two worthwhile causes.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded Virginia State University’s department of psychology a two-year, $200,000 grant to conduct an HIV health services research project.
Six Chesterfield high schools earned Virginia Honor Band status: Clover Hill, Cosby, Thomas Dale, James River, Matoaca and Monacan. To achieve this honor, the school’s marching band must achieve a superior rating in the fall and the school’s concert band or orchestra must achieve a superior rating in the spring.
Cooperative Extension at Virginia State University has scheduled its annual three-day Fish School which is focusing on local food production.
Damien Hollon achieved a perfect score of 4,000 on the GED® test. His was one of just two perfect scores among the 21,237 GED tests given in Virginia in 2011. By passing the test, Hollon earned his GED certificate, which is equivalent to a high school diploma.
Riley David Wilson of Chester has been named to the Dean’s List at Clemson University for the spring 2012 semester. Wilson is majoring in Chemical Engineering. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student achieved a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.