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Records recognized for role in New Horizons expansion

Former Gloucester School Board member Charles Records received an award from J. Joseph Johnson, Executive Director of New Horizons Regional Education Centers, during the school board’s March 13 meeting.

Johnson said Records was “truly instrumental” in the design and construction of the New Horizons Special Education Center at its Woodside Lane Campus and in helping to plan renovations to its career and technical education center, also on Woodside Lane in Newport News.

The new 52,000-square-foot Special Education Center opened in 2016 and provides a gym, cafeteria, therapy rooms and new technology. The center serves up to 200 students. The renovations at the CTE center, which was built in 1978, are expected to be completed this month, according to a New Horizons spokesperson. 

Records represented Gloucester Public Schools on the New Horizons Board of Trustees during his four-year tenure with the Gloucester School Board. He was elected to the Gloucester board in...

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