At its July 11 meeting, the Gloucester County School Board honored its Virginia School Boards Association Business Honor Roll recipients and listened to several presentations.
The meeting, which was held in the T.C. Walker Education Center auditorium, was halted nearly halfway through the board’s agenda items after four armed individuals were observed in the auditorium. The meeting resumed more than an hour into a nearly two-hour lockdown.
Helping the Homeless Ministry and Riverside Health System were both honored with the VSBA Business Honor Roll recognition. York River Oyster Company also received this recognition, but no representative from that organization was in attendance.
Vice chair Kellie Lockerby explained why she nominated Helping the Homeless for this recognition.
“The reason that I nominated this specific business in our community is due to their work that they do with students with disabilities,” said Lockerby. “And they’re really generous with their time, le...
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