Tracy Cole named to Dean’s List at CNU

Tracy Cole, a 2011 graduate of L. C. Bird High School, has been named to the Dean’s List at Christopher Newport University for the Spring 2012 semester. Tracy earned a 4.0 average for her freshman year.

“Breaking Bad” creator, others are ‘12 Bravo!Awards recipients

The Chesterfield Public Education Foundation is pleased to announce its 2012 Bravo!Awards recipients, the fourth class of outstanding Chesterfield County Public Schools alumni to be honored with the award.

Ryan Sherman earns degree and commission from Coast Guard Academy

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.

Area residents make Dean’s List at Wake Forest

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.

Spring Fling Fund Raiser

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.

VSU Awarded $200,000 for HIV education and prevention efforts

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.

Virginia honors local school bands

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.

Three-day fish school at VSU

Cooperative Extension at Virginia State University has scheduled its annual three-day Fish School which is focusing on local food production.