Women’s club gives scholarship to LHS grad

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 13, 2004

The Woman’s Club of Suffolk, a member of the GFWC – Virginia, presented its scholarship award to Chase Matthew Nelson. He is a graduating from Lakeland High School with a grade point average of 4.2, third in a class of 331.

Chase was a member of the Beta Club, earned academic letters in 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004, and he was a Virginian-Pilot scholastic team member.

He has been accepted to the University, and will study to become an engineer.

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Chase was captain of the varsity football and basketball teams, and was recognized as a most valuable player, as an offensive and defensive player, as well as varsity basketball.

Chase is the son of Mr. and Mrs. B.J. (Billy and Kay) Nelson.