Prince William County

Hylton Performing Arts Center receives grant to add education wing

The Hylton Performing Arts Center is in the preliminary planning stages to build an education wing after receiving a $2.5 million dollar grant and a $5 million dollar challenge grant from the Cecil & Irene Hylton Foundation.

Rick Davis, the associate dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts and executive director of the Hylton Performing Arts Center, and Brian Marcus, associate dean for development at the College of Visual and Performing Arts, said that the Hylton’s growth over the years is a result of a rapidly changing community.

Mason ACHIEVES combats concussions in new partnership with Prince William County schools

George Mason University, in association with Prince William County Schools and the Potomac Health Foundation, has established the ACHIEVES Project. The project aims to assist local High Schools and Middle Schools in cooperating with Virginia’s Student-Athlete Protection Act and to provide better health services to students who suffer a concussion.