The halls of Enon Elementary School were abuzz March 5 as a group of American historical figures paraded through the halls.
At competitions where L.C. Bird High School’s Robohawks are in play, the fans come out fired up and in face paint. It’s crazy, fun, exhausting and hectic, one participant said, but it’s not football, baseball or basketball.
Oliver Lukas Timmer, a sophomore at Hampden-Sydney College, has been elected general manager of the student-operated radio station WWHS-FM 92.1, according to information from the school.
The Virginia Tech Alumni Association’s Richmond Chapter is offering five $2,000 scholarships that will be awarded to worthy high school seniors in the Richmond area – including the counties of Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, Powhatan, Goochland, New Kent and Charles City – who are enrolling at Virginia Tech in the fall of 2010, according to information from the chapter.
Hosting an exchange student can be a rewarding experience, and having a high school student study abroad is the experience of a lifetime, says Becky Bell, local coordinator for the Council on International Educational Exchange.
A group of fourth graders from Salem Church Elementary School took second place in the 2010 State-Wide Boat Design Competition, according to information from Samantha Webster. The Virginia Children’s Engineering Council held the state-wide boat design competition on Feb. 25 in Midlothian.
Zach Perkins, son of Robert and Diane Perkins and an eighth grader at Matoaca Middle School, has qualified to represent the school in the State Geography Bee, which will be held at Shenandoah University on April 9.
Authorities are still investigating a house fire that left one child dead at a single-family home in the 5800 block of Gunsight Terrace on March 8, Chesterfield County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Lt. Jason Elmore said Monday.