Commonwealth ChalleNGe Archive

  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy graduated 128 cadets during a commencement ceremony for Class 39 Dec. 14, 2013, at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach. Brig. Gen. Wayne A. Wright, the Deputy Adjutant General of Virginia, was the guest speaker for the event. Maj. Gen. Daniel E. Long Jr., the Adjutant General of Virginia, […]

    Commonwealth ChalleNGe graduates 128 at December ceremony

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy graduated 128 cadets during a commencement ceremony for Class 39 Dec. 14, 2013, at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach. Brig. Gen. Wayne A. Wright, the Deputy Adjutant General of Virginia, was the guest speaker for the event. Maj. Gen. Daniel E. Long Jr., the Adjutant General of Virginia, […]

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  • CAMP PENDLETON, Va. — The Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy hosted ChalleNGe cadets from Maryland and North Carolina for four days of academic and athletic competitions Nov. 21-24 at Camp Pendleton. The cadets participated in basketball, softball, soccer, chess, triathlon, a drill competition and an academic bowl. Virginia finished first overall in the competition, giving the 132 cadets in Class […]

    Commonwealth ChalleNGe cadets take overall title at invitational, prepare for graduation

    CAMP PENDLETON, Va. — The Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy hosted ChalleNGe cadets from Maryland and North Carolina for four days of academic and athletic competitions Nov. 21-24 at Camp Pendleton. The cadets participated in basketball, softball, soccer, chess, triathlon, a drill competition and an academic bowl. Virginia finished first overall in the competition, giving the 132 cadets in Class […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH — The Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy graduated 102 cadets during a commencement ceremony for Class 38 June 22, 2013, at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach. Virginia Rep. Scott Rigell was the guest speaker for the event. Maj. Gen. Daniel E. Long Jr., the Adjutant General of Virginia, Brig. Gen. Wayne A. Wright, the Deputy Adjutant […]

    Commonwealth ChalleNGe graduates 102 during June commencement ceremony in Va. Beach

    VIRGINIA BEACH — The Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy graduated 102 cadets during a commencement ceremony for Class 38 June 22, 2013, at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach. Virginia Rep. Scott Rigell was the guest speaker for the event. Maj. Gen. Daniel E. Long Jr., the Adjutant General of Virginia, Brig. Gen. Wayne A. Wright, the Deputy Adjutant […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH – Cadets in class 38 of the Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy finished the two-week long, physically taxing, pre-ChalleNGe phase of the 22-week course recently and are now in the academic phase of the program, where they will focus on schoolwork with a goal of earning their General Educational Development certificate by their June graduation. Commonwealth ChalleNGe is […]

    Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy begins Class 38 with 145 cadets

    VIRGINIA BEACH – Cadets in class 38 of the Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy finished the two-week long, physically taxing, pre-ChalleNGe phase of the 22-week course recently and are now in the academic phase of the program, where they will focus on schoolwork with a goal of earning their General Educational Development certificate by their June graduation. Commonwealth ChalleNGe is […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — One hundred and fifty two cadets of Class 37 of the Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Program walked across the stage Dec. 22 at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach for the second largest graduating class in ChalleNGe history. Cadets received congratulations from retired Col. Jimmy J. Chandler, Director of ChalleNGe, retired Lt. Cmdr. Richard Guzman, […]

    Commonwealth ChalleNGe graduates 152 at Virginia Beach ceremony

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — One hundred and fifty two cadets of Class 37 of the Virginia Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Program walked across the stage Dec. 22 at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach for the second largest graduating class in ChalleNGe history. Cadets received congratulations from retired Col. Jimmy J. Chandler, Director of ChalleNGe, retired Lt. Cmdr. Richard Guzman, […]

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