Pink dogwood for a special young lady

A pink dogwood tree has been planted behind C.C. Wells Elementary School in memory of former student Johnae Carol Ann Mayo (6/23/97 - 1/6/12), who passed away at the age of 14. This lively young lady attended Wells from second- through fifthgrade, and her cheerful disposition and friendly greetings spread joy to her teachers and classmates.

‘Success’ students deliver dinner

As part of the Success Program Community Outreach at L.C. Bird, 30 Success Program students donated their money to purchase and deliver dinner to the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House of Richmond.

Landry receives honors designation

Matthew R. Landry of Chester has been named to the Chancellor’s Honor Roll at the University of Tennessee at Martin. To be eligible for Chancellor’s Honor Roll recognition at UT Martin, a student must take at least 12 hours of credit (pass-fail courses are not included) and achieve a 3.2 (B) grade point average based on a 4.0 scale.

Area resident wins Pamplin Leader Award

Aimee Michelle Hahn has been selected as the Virginia Tech 2012 Pamplin Leader Award Winner for Matoaca High School. She was selected based on her outstanding academic achievement and her commitment to leadership and service. Her parents are Dr. Randall and Karen Hahn of Chesterfield.

New Juris Doc from L.C. Bird

Mississippi College School of Law, in Jackson, Miss., indicated they are proud to announce that David Ostwinkle, of Chesterfield, recently graduated with a juris doctorate. Mr. Ostwinkle is the son of Louis Ostwinkle and Linda Ross of Chesterfield.

Schools could change footprint

High schools have become a massive expanse of corridors, towering atriums and auditoriums that could host the Richmond Symphony. That could change as part of the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) plan for the future.

Student parking fees, others will increase in the fall

The Chester field County School Board voted to double the amount students pay in parking fees. Currently high school students pay a fee of $25 to buy a parking pass to park in the student lot for the school year.

Build-A-House program gives students tools for success

Students wearing their trade shirts from the Chesterfield Technical Center (CTC) stood proudly while community leaders and their teachers dedicated a house last Friday built by the Tech Center students in the Build-a-House program.