Godwin HS graduation: ‘We spent a year and a half on the sidelines, and now it’s our game’

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“Through our difficulties, we’ve been forced to find strength in ourselves and in those around us, because at times, it’s been seemingly impossible to find it elsewhere,” Mills E. Godwin High School graduate Ethan Vest told classmates during the school’s graduation ceremony at Richmond Raceway Wednesday. Difficulties for the graduating Class of 2021 transcended expected hardships that accompany navigating high […]

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McEachin invites students from 4th District to compete in Congressional App Challenge

U.S. Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-4th District) this week announced the start of the 2021 Congressional App Challenge for all middle and high school students in Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District. The annual competition challenges students to create an original software application. The winner will be eligible to have their app displayed in the U.S. Capitol and featured on the U.S. […]

Freeman HS graduation: ‘I implore you to take the risks’

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With blue skies above, the 408 graduates of Douglas S. Freeman High School celebrated the school’s 65th commencement ceremony June 16. “The best lesson out of wind sprints, or final exams, or even the butterflies before you take the stage is that these things teach you that you can do hard things,” Principal John Marshall said. “After this year, we […]

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Varina HS graduation: ‘You are briliant, you are phenomenal, you are amazing’

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Varina High School Principal Darin Thompson shared a message to his graduating class that he often shares on morning announcements at school: “You are brilliant, you are phenomenal, you are amazing.” Students hugged, cheered and cried as Thompson addressed the VHS graduating class at the Richmond Raceway on Tuesday evening. “I want you to always remember that and to embody […]

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Henrico HS graduation: ‘We persevere, because that’s what Warriors do’

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Like their mascot, Henrico High School seniors were warriors this year. “For my brothers and sisters that stayed virtual, a lot of us were hit with waves of feelings of isolation and loneliness,” said senior class president Carson Thomas. “Our teachers tried to lead us through this time, but the feeling just was not the same. So we had to […]

Henrico Property Transactions – June 2-8, 2021

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2622 Chancer Drive – $230,000, 1,440 SF (built in 1982), from Rita D. Morton and Renee E. Harleston to Vladimir Shults. 6413 Blossom View Lane – $240,000, 1,664 SF (built in 2002), from Karen B. Lyons to Elijah Turner. 8103 Three Chopt Road – $275,000, 1,092 SF (built in 1970), from Joseph T. McNally Jr. and Paige M.C. McNally to […]

Henrico News Minute – June 16, 2021

A Henrico native is returning to the Olympic Games; getting around town on public transit will continue to cost you nothing for another 12 months; University of Richmond’s outgoing president receives a resolution from the General Assembly; Henrico’s high school graduations continue today; the county’s first confirmed case of rabies this year is reported. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought […]