Virginia colleges reevaluate legacy admissions

Following the recent Supreme Court decision on affirmative action, colleges and universities in Virginia are reevaluating their policies on legacy admissions.

Virginia Tech became the second public institution in the country to announce they will no longer consider relationships to alumni as a deciding factor.

The University of Virginia is adjusting their application to allow prospective students the opportunity to write about their personal or historic connection to the school instead of simply checking a box regarding their relation to alumni.

Some institutions, like VCU, never took legacy into consideration.

Attorney General Jason Miyares recently pleaded to all state colleges to do away with legacy admissions, urging them to focus on the individual and their experiences.

Colorado became first state to ban legacy admissions at public universities in May of 2021.

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Middletown and Legacy host car show

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The Town of Middletown and Legacy Christian Academy are partnering to help raise funds for Legacy’s baseball field expansion with a 2nd Annual Car Show.

Last years raised enough money for the school to play their season at the field.

They are hoping this year will raise enough money for the next phase which will include bathrooms, a press box and concession stand.

The car and truck show has a $15 entry fee with prizes for multiple categories.

The event will be held Sunday, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Town Park in Middletown.

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