Deep Run, Godwin earn recognition at robotics competition
Two teams of Henrico County students excelled at the FIRST Robotics competition, held earlier this month at VCU's Siegel Center.
Deep Run High School's Team Blue Cheese (pictured above) won the Chairman's Award – the most prestigious award presented at the event – while Godwin High School's Team Talon 540 advanced to the final competition of the event.
Sixty-four teams from four states, Washington, D.C. and Ontario participated in the event, competing in a game called Logo Motion, in which remote-controlled robots they built placed inflatable game pieces on wall racks.
St. Joseph's Villa’s Flagler Housing & Homeless Services was one of three entities to earn the National Alliance to End Homelessness' Champion of Change Award. The awards were presented Nov. 17 during a ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
NAEH annually recognizes proven programs and significant achievements in ending child and family homelessness.
Flagler completed its transition from an on-campus shelter to the community-based model of rapid rehousing in 2013, and it was one of the nation's first rapid re-housing service providers to be certified by NAEH. > Read more.
Richmond International Raceway's 13th annual Community Christmas tree lighting has been rescheduled from Dec. 6 to Monday, Dec. 12, at 6:30 p.m., due to inclement weather expected on the original date.
Entertainment Dec. 12 will be provided by the Laburnum Elementary School choir and the Henrico High School Mighty Marching Warriors band. Tree decorations crafted by students from Laburnum Elementary School and L. Douglas Wilder Middle School will be on display. Hot chocolate and cookies will be supplied by the Henrico High School football boosters. > Read more.
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