All eight Gloucester High School fourth-year landscaping students recently became certified by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services as pesticide applicators by passing an extensive exam. The certificate holders are, front row from left, Chandler Burris, Tucker West; back row, Abigail O’Neal, Courtney Campbell, Kelsey Bridges and, not pictured, Christopher Winter, Dedrick Lemon and Michael B. Hayes. The students will also travel to the University of Virginia this month with Gloucester Public Schools grounds manager Jimmy Viars to learn more about turf management. Photo by Kim Robins
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