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Groundbreaking at Robinson for Turf Fields

School hopes the project is completed in time for the first football game of the 2012-13 season.

School personnel, local officials and community athletics organizations participated in a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday at to begin turf installation on two fields.

The  provided the school with synthetic turf for the stadium field and one practice field. The practice field will also have lights installed, allowing for night events, according to the school's athletic booster club.

In the photo, left to right, are:

  • John Eskandary, president, Northern Virginia Soccer League (NVSL)
  • Steve Groff, Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS)
  • Jeff Ferrell, director of Student Activities, Robinson Secondary School
  • Steve Bergstrom, treasurer, Braddock Road Youth Club (BRYC)
  • Daniel Meier, principal, Robinson Secondary School
  • Marcia Pape, member, Fairfax County Athletic Council
  • Anita Hood, secretary, Northern Virginia Soccer League
  • David Bulova, member, Virginia House of Delegates (37th District)
  • John Cook, Braddock District supervisor, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
  • Sharon Stark, District director, Office of Congressman Gerry Connolly (Va.-11)
  • Mark O'Meara, president, Robinson Rams Athletic Boosters Club

Tom Lizardo of Robinson’s Athletic Boosters provided this information to Patch.

Jeanette Parham June 21, 2012 at 12:48 PM
This article didn't say that David Bulova is also a graduate of Robinson Secondary. I taught him in 7th grade math at Robinson and he came back to help me with the Computer Club while he was in high school. Thanks. Jeanette Parham jparham713@aol.com 703-323-5990
Susan Larson (Editor) June 21, 2012 at 02:27 PM
Thanks for letting us know, Jeanette!
Rachel Hatzipanagos (Editor) June 21, 2012 at 02:55 PM
What kind of student was he, out of curiosity? :D
Susan Larson (Editor) June 21, 2012 at 03:00 PM
Good question, Rachel! :)
Jeanette Parham June 26, 2012 at 12:24 AM
An excellent student!! Jeanette Parham

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