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November
2014

Class of 2014's Graduation Celebration


On Friday, November 21, 2014, the Class of 2014 celebrated the completion of their LEAD VIRGINIA experience. The reception, held in the Rotunda of the historic Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, was enhanced by our 4th Annual Silent Auction. The Silent Auction raises scholarship support each year to expand participation and diversity in the LEAD VIRGINIA program. With the help of our generous alumni, sponsors, current class members and distinguished guests, the auction raised $15,000! The LEAD VIRGINIA team expresses our deep gratitude for all donors, auction bidders and auction winners!

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November
2014

Class of 2014 Final Session in Richmond


Our Richmond session started, appropriately enough, with a tour of the Executive Mansion and a question and answer session with Governor Terry McAuliffe. Governor McAuliffe was gracious enough to answer numerous questions from our class members - and we always have plenty of questions - while his aides were trying to usher him out the door to his next meeting. Some members of our class were excited to spot the Governor's infamous kegerator, while others of us enjoyed interacting with first dog, Finnegan.
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October
2014

Class of 2014 Visits Hampton Roads


The Class of 2014 enjoyed their trip to Hampton Roads in October. Many of the class members, including Chris Stuart, '14, were impressed by the Hampton Roads' region's close association with the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. Many of the class members traveled through a tunnel to get to the Norfolk World Trade Center. Those tunnels are the area's lifeblood, and when driving through them, it is always interesting to note a cargo vessel with 1000+ TEUs (shipping containers), aircraft carrier or a submarine sailing by. The cargo ships are on their way to the Port of Virginia and the naval vessels are coming to or from the largest naval base in the continental United States.


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