Lord Botetourt High School teacher Jonathan Cook taks a selfie with his first place students from the 2017 Fall Stock Market Game and the Botetourt County School Board at last week’s regular board meeting when three county school teams were recognized for finishing first in their respective divisions in the regional game. LBHS team members are Lauren Boone, Ali Crawford, Madeline Deskins, Emma Hall, Maria Parnell and Grace Spangler.
Photo by Ed McCoy

1st Place High School – Lord Botetourt High School

Teacher Advisor: Mr. Jonathan Cook

Lauren Boone

Ali Crawford

Madeline Deskins

Emma Hall

Maria Parnell

Grace Spangler




1st Place Middle School – Central Academy Middle School

Teacher Advisor: Ms. Daryl Hylton

Dustin Crawford

Ethan Dewease

Nathan Etzler

Ricco Fernandez




1st Place Elementary School – Eagle Rock Elementary Schoo

Teacher Advisor: Ms. Karen Busher

Hannah Creasy

Brayden Forbes

Jakob Mulcahey

Austin Robeson



  1. Approval of Read Mountain Middle School Student(s) to White Sulpur Springs, WV, March 28, 2018
  2. Approval of Lord Botetourt High School Student(s) to Virginia Beach, VA, April 12-15, 2018
  3. Approval of James River High School Student(s) to Syria, VA, April 13-15, 2018