W&L Students at the SkillsUSA State Tournament
This past weekend 17 different students and staff members from the Northern Neck Technical Center attended the SkillsUSA state championship in Roanoke, Virginia. The Northern Neck Technical Center brought back several awards. The SkillsUSA program is a competition that is catered to the career and technical education programs of high schools and technical centers.
For W&L, Brandin Thompson took 3rd place in computer maintenance technology, Moses Oviedo took 5th place in collision repair technology, and Ryan Taylor took 6th place in food preparation assistant.
W&L Career Fair
Twenty-nine local businesses made their annual visit to the Washington and Lee High School Career Fair on March 13th. The career fair is an attempt to familiarize students with the jobs that can be found locally in the area. Students were able to visit with each company and were encouraged to ask questions. This year’s participating companies were Bank of Lancaster, Carry-On Trailers, George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Haynesville Correctional Center, Mary Washington Health Care, Naval Surface Warfare Center/Dahlgren, Northern Neck Electric Cooperative, Northern Neck Technical Center, NSWC Federal Credit Union, Montross Rescue Squad, Rappahannock Community College, Rappahannock Region Small Business Development, Rappahannock General Hospital, Stratford Hall, Union First Bank, U.S. Army , U.S. Marine Corp, Virginia Department of Forestry, Virginia Employment, Virginia National Guard, Walmart, Westmoreland County Museum, Westmoreland County Public Schools, Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office, Westmoreland State Park, and Westmoreland County Social Services.
Twenty-seven Washington and Lee High School students attended the 2014 HBCU (Historical Black Colleges and Universities) Festival held at T.C. Williams High School in Arlington, VA. Students visited with representatives of over 60 Historical Black Colleges, military units, fraternities, and sororities. On-Site admissions and scholarships were offered by many of the schools. Throughout the day students and parents could attend various seminars addressing everything from being a White House intern to athletic and music scholarships. Sponsored by the Alfred Street Baptist Church in Arlington, Virginia, this program is attended by thousands of students and parents.
Five W&L seniors were accepted by the following schools; Lillie Jenkins - Shaw University and the University of the Virgin Islands; Emone Fisher - Shaw University and Dillard University; Tyaa Nash- Shaw University; Aja Jackson - Shaw University and Virginia Union University; and Milan Bullock - Texas College scholarship of $19,200.
Congratulations to our accepted students!
2014 W&L Spring Athletics Schedule
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