The Virginia Scholars Award was presented to Bridgewater College senior Crystal Stone of Linville, Va.
The award honors an outstanding woman at each of Virginia’s four-year colleges and universities who has demonstrated a potential for distinctive service in any field of education. The award includes the winner’s name added to a plaque in the Jessie Ball DuPont Center for Teacher Education at the college, a certificate and a book, The First Days of School: How to be an Effective Teacher by Harry K. Wong and Rosemary T. Wong.
Stone, a mathematics major, is the daughter of Kathryn and Phil Stone Jr. of Linville, Va. She is a member of the Philomathes Society, Bridgewater’s scholastic honor society, and Alpha Chi, a national scholastic honor society. She is a member of the Flory Fellowship of Scholars, the college’s honors program.
During the 2015 spring semester, Stone is completing her student teaching at Turner Ashby High School in Bridgewater, Va.
She was selected for the 2015 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Stone, who will graduate on May 16, will pursue an M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction with a concentration in mathematics education from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education.