Rachel Morgan Abbott, daughter of Linda Tjossem of Hayes and Deke and Susan Abbott of Anchorage, Alaska, received a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction degree from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, graduating magna cum laude. Abbott was named the outstanding graduate student of the music education department. Abbott, a 2014 Gloucester High School graduate, is pursuing employment as a high school music teacher.
Shelby Alto of Gloucester received a Student Life Award during a spring semester and end-of-the-academic year recognitions and awards program held April 24 at Eastern Mennonite University.
Alto’s award recognized her role as the products manager for the Common Grounds Coffeehouse, EMU’s student-run gathering place located in the University Commons.
Ryan Cook, a 2016 graduate of Gloucester High School, was awarded a $1,000 Newport News Hospitality Association scholarship during the Newport News Tourism Appreciation Luncheon held May 8 at the Vir...
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