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Adams named Va Tech director, student advocacy

Sharrika Adams
Sharrika Adams

BLACKSBURG – Sharrika Adams, associate dean of students at Virginia Tech, has been given the additional responsibility of director, student advocacy.

Adams will provide oversight for the daily advocacy operation and supervise a staff of six professionals, convene the weekly care team meetings, and serve as liaison to stakeholders and partners on campus.

“Sharrika has been an integral member of the Dean of Students Office team,” said Tom Brown, dean of students. “She is a passionate and committed student crisis manager.” Continue reading Adams named Va Tech director, student advocacy

Thank You

Aaliyah Gray
Aaliyah Gray

Aaliyah Gray and her family would like to thank everyone who supported her in the endeavor to be crowned the 2014 Altruist Club Debutante Queen. The encouraging words, purchase of Ball tickets and monetary support were greatly appreciated. As the Debutante Queen, Aailiyah will receive a scholarship that will assist her in furthering her studies in education as she plans to become a teacher. Aaliyah is a senior at Northside High School.


Parents, Anthony and Jamay Gray; grandparents, James and Melva Belcher, Lillie Gray, and James and Cynthia Gray.

Catholic School hosts Annual Shamrock Hill Run

Roanoke Catholic School’s acclaimed Shamrock Hill Run kicks off St. Patrick’s Day festivities on March 14 in downtown Roanoke.

Celebrating its 25th year, the Shamrock Hill Run features a 1-mile walk starting at 8:30 a.m., followed by chip-timed 5K and 10K races that begin at 9:15 a.m. Proceeds benefit Roanoke Catholic’s tuition assistance program.  Continue reading Catholic School hosts Annual Shamrock Hill Run