Achievement

Student Achievements

  • The Optimist Club of Lynchburg Winners for 2009-2010
  • My Best Older Friend Essay Contest 2008-2009
  • Arbor Day Poster Contest 2008-2009 Winner
  • Writer in Residence 2008-2009 1st grade Winner
  • SGA Officers Election for 2011-2012:
    • President:           Kayshauna Holden 
    • Vice President:  Brinasia Harris
    • Secretary:           Amiyah Garner
    • Treasurer :         Ronesia Clark
  • Scholar Roll - Students are recognized for earning all A's every six weeks.
  • Honor Roll - Students are recognized for earning all A's and B's every six weeks.  
  • Outstanding Citizenship Awards - Students are recognized for good citizenship behavior every six weeks.
  • Optimist Club Winner for Art 2007-2008
  • The DESI Lego Team competed in the Regional competition at Heritage High School, December 2007
  • Dearington's Team participated in the Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 Stock Market Game against all participating Elementary Schools in the region.
  • Spelling Bee Winners
    • Tarika Ruker-EL, Fifth Grader
  • National Family Week Awards
    • "Why My Family is Special" Essay
  • Accelerated Reader Awards 
  • Optimist Club Youth Recognition
  • "My Best Older Friend" Writing Contest
    • All students participate in this writing contest sponsored by Westminster-Canterbury. Winners are selected by a panel from Westminster-Canterbury.

School Awards

  • Dearington Outstanding Sportsmanship Trophy
  • Jimmy Ping Kindness Award (Awarded annually to a Dearington Student)
  • Virginia Board of Education Competence to Excellence Award 2009
  • Lynchburg College Sustained, School-Wide Commitment to Economic Education 2001-2009
  • Herbert L. Jackson, Sr. Good Citizen Award (Awarded annually to a Dearington Student)
  • Lynchburg City Jaycees Christmas Parade Awards
    • 1995 - Second Place Float
    • 1996 - Second Place Float
  • Dr. Leslie M. Camm Award (Awarded annually to a Dearington Student)
  • Virginia FLL Regional Project Presentation Award 2006
  • Lynchburg City Schools 2007 Certificate of Recognition - Distinguished Title 1 School Division Recognition
  • CVRCS Ericsson Partners in Safety Award
  • Junior FIRST LEGO League
    • 2010 Pit Crew Performance Award
    • 2011 Dazzling Design Award
  • Junior Achievement IN A DAY Recognition - Dearington and Areva (2008 & 2009)
  • Lynchburg Junior Woman's Club Awards:
    • 1988 Sterling Silver for Exemplary Volunteer Program
    • 1989 Sterling Silver for Exemplary Volunteer Program
    • 1990 Sterling Silver for Exemplary Volunteer Program
    • 1991 Sterling Silver for Exemplary Volunteer Program
  • 2010 U.S. Census Thank You for Helping to Paint the New Portrait of America
  • Lynchburg College Dr. Martin L. King Celebration Lawn Display Award 2001
  • Lynchburg City Schools and Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce Partners in Education Recognition
  • 2003-2004 Center for Economic Education Lynchburg College - Innovation in Economic Education Award
  • Jump Rope for Heart Certificate of Appreciation 2008-2009
  • VA TECH's Invent the Future - Excellence in Education Award 2008
    • Barbara Clair's DESI Mundo Project
  • Virginia Young Reading Program
    • Students Participate Yearly
  • 2006-2007 George H. Irby, Jr. Incentive Award in Region V
    • Mrs. Campbell and Mrs. Mathews won for their program entitled, "Feed the Need to Read" which will help the achievement of our students.
  • Economic Education Teacher Award for Outstanding Economic Educator 2007
    • Regional Winner: Ms. Barbara Clair
  • Sam's Walmart Teacher of Year 2006:  Mrs. Monica Hendricks
  • Education Foundation Grant 2004-2005
    • "The Business of Business"
  • Virginia Commission For The Arts Grant 2003-2004
    • "The Mundo Museum"
  • Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award 2002-2003
  • Education Foundation Grant 2001-2002
    • "Captain History"
  • Charles Rainesford Award Educational Foundation Archeological Grant 1998-1999
    • "Digging Into The Past"
  • Central Virginia Regional Odyssey of The Mind Award
    • 1st Place winner 97-98
    • 2nd Place winner 98-99
  • Lynchburg City Schools Educational Foundation Grant
    • "Totally Cellular" 1997-98