From Stafford County Public Schools
Stafford County Public Schools is pleased to recognize North Stafford High School
student Alexandra Leake for winning the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. Leadership Award for 2018.
This award was established by Senator Harry F. Byrd, Jr. in order to recognize and reward young men
and women who excel academically and demonstrate qualities of leadership. Chosen students exhibit
excellence of character, leadership, devotion to duty, and academic accomplishment.
The award is presented to one student in each of the eleven congressional districts and
includes a monetary award of $10,000. To date, 187 students have received this prestigious
The presentation of the award is in the courtroom of the Supreme Court of Virginia, 100 N. 9th Street,
Richmond, Virginia, at 2:00 p.m. on February 14, 2018.