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Melton participates in Washington, D.C., program

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors recognized Fuqua School sophomore Hunter Melton on Tuesday night during the board’s regular September meeting. As cited in the board meeting packet, Melton was chosen to participate in a unique program in Washington, D.C., this past summer. He was able to join a group of other students on the campus of The George Washington University for a two-week college-like experience studying constitutional law and ethics. The program, sponsored by The New York Times, employed professors from both George Washington and Georgetown universities to lead an intense course utilizing all the exceptional resources and contacts the District of Columbia has to offer. Pictured are, from left, front row, Hunter’s father John Melton, Hunter Melton, Hunter’s mother Leigh Melton, Hunter’s sister Harper Melton; back row, Prospect District Supervisor J. David Emert, Buffalo District Supervisor Llewellen “Llew” Gilliam Jr., Hampden District Supervisor Dr. Odessa Pride, County Administrator Wade Bartlett, Farmville 701 District Supervisor and Board Chairman Jim Wilck, Leigh District Supervisor and Board Vice Chairman Jerry R. Townsend, Farmville 801 District Supervisor Pattie Cooper-Jones, Lockett District Supervisor Robert M. “Bobby” Jones and Farmville 101 District Supervisor Gene A. Southall.