Area School News
Personnel changes and appointments
Harry Barker of Cobbs Creek, spoke out at the public comment period at the start of Tuesday’s Mathews County School Board meeting, demanding an apology for comments made about his wife by a school board member.
Abingdon Elementary School assistant principal LaQuiche Parrott was promoted to principal at Abingdon.
Two administrators and 12 teachers were recognized last Wednesday during the division’s annual awards ceremony.
GHS scholarships announced
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science will begin its first of five 2011 summer science camp sessions on Monday.
A sellout crowd of more than 350 attended the party, which benefits the school’s Educational Foundation.