NOVA Adopts Grade School

Alexandria's Douglas MacArthur Elementary School was formally adopted by Northern Virginia Community College at a ceremony held at MacArthur on Nov. 23.

Richard Ernst, the college's president, and Jean Netherton, provost of the college's Alexandria campus, said that, under the partnership, the college will provide career workshops, type and print the student literary magazine, allow students to perform experiments in the college's science labs and sponsor a third-grade "Alexandria Day" and a black history presentation.

At the ceremony, Netherton presented "NOVA loves you" buttons to Anna Livingston, president of the Student Council, and Alexandria School Superintendent Paul W. Masem. Chamber Officers Approved

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously approved the following officers at its November meeting: Harvey R. Boltwood, chairman; Carson Lee Fifer Jr., immediate past chairman; Gant Redmon, chairman-elect; G. Barton Middleton, president; Gregory F. Jennings, treasurer/secretary; Thomas C. Brown Jr., legal counsel; Engin Artemel, vice chairman, economic development; Jean Thompson, vice chairman, community development; Carol Walcoff, vice chairman, membership development; Wiley Wright, vice chairman, governmental affairs, and William L. Engelson, vice chairman, business and professional affairs. The new executive committee members will assume their duties on Jan. 1.

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