Student Activities Award BanquetBy Sarah Polan • May 18th, 2009 • Category: Lead Story
On Thursday May 7th New River Community College’s honor society Phi Theta Kappa held an awards dinner for the school’s clubs.
Many clubs attended to honor their members. The Martial Arts club held a demonstration of their skills that they have practiced this year. Other clubs and teams including the cheer squad and the Student Government had awards to give out. Everyone enjoyed a spaghetti dinner during the ceremony.
About Sarah Polan:
Sarah Polan entered New River Community College in the summer of 2008 at age 16 after being homeschooled her entire life. She had already been a member of the Roanoke Times "Edge" staff for two years at that point. Sarah came to New River with the dream of rebuilding the long forgotten school newspaper and with the help and encouragement of Janet Hanks and the IT staff, the online Knight Rider was born. Sarah has served as editor and contributing writer for three semesters and continues to coordinate and produce the e-paper biweekly. She also edits an on-line national publication for the Boy Scouts of America Southern Region Venturing division and will be contributing an article to the nationally published Scouting magazine blog. She has also provided a student blog post to the student organization VA21. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys traveling in search of her dream college which she will transfer to next year.
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