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The winners of the Outstanding Youth Awards were announced recently at a ceremony at Thomas Dale High School. The adult winners were Tom Leahy and Roy Reynolds for providing a seamless transition to Cub Scout Troop 922 after their scout master left without notice.
Jazz alto and tenor saxophonist, Dexter Moses, 14, is taking big steps . He was awarded Superior Jazz Musicianship at A Celebration In Music Competition in Williamsburg’s Busch Gardens, May 3, 2013.
Former Thomas Dale High School student and basketball player, Rashida Scott graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina A&T University last Saturday, May 11. She graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA and in top 4 of 1,300 students.
Surprise and excitement were among the emotions running through Chesterfield County schools last Thursday when teachers learned they are the school division’s top Teachers of the Year. School system and county leaders brought flowers, banners, cakes and balloons as they announced the awards to these terrific teachers.
The Senior Advocate’s office sponsored an essay contest for fourth and fifth grade Chesterfield County students to acknowledge positive older adult role models, to celebrate intergenerational relationships and to demonstrate good writing skills.
Chesterfield County Public Schools annually honors two students from every school for demonstrating citizenship and the school division’s core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and accountability. During a 6 p.m. -8:30 p.m. banquet at the Holiday Inn Koger Center, Alexis Warnock (second grade) and Alyson Maddy (fifth grade) will represent Enon Elementary School among the 124 students from Chesterfield’s 62 schools as they are recognized as Students of the Year for 2013.
Personal, thought-provoking, colorful, dramatic and imaginative – these are just some of the words that come to mind when walking among the eclectic mix of artwork that makes up the 2013 Juried Student Art Show at John Tyler Community College. The show features work in mediums such as oils, charcoal, photography, ceramics, wood, cardboard and paper and puts the many talents of the College’s art students on exhibit.
Local students attending Hampden-Sydney College were initiated into the honor society Phi Beta Kappa on April 8. Membership recognizes the highest academic achievement, moral character, responsible citizenship, and broad intellectual curiosity.
Rhoda Blocker, a senior at Chestnut Hill College, studying human services, was inducted into the Tau Upsilon Alpha National Honor Society at a ceremony held on April 4 at the College.