title: Alpha Medical Academy
html_text: Instructors at Alpha Medical Academy teach two courses. One is the personal-care-aide program, which equips students to work as a private caretaker. The other is the professional-development class, which imparts the techniques of résumé-writing and interviewing. Together or individually, these curricula prepare Academy-goers to forge their own professional experiences and develop their careers.
The Ted Constant Convocation Center opened in 2002 as the centerpiece of the University Village project orchestrated by Old Dominion University. A spacious venue that regularly plays host to national touring acts and ODU sporting events, the center boasts such modern amenities as 7,319 cushioned seats, which keep guests comfy during performances and serve as flotation devices in case the ocean and sky decide to switch places.
Green Clean Auto Wash locations help drivers scrub their buggies clean with automatic or self-serve washes. With trigger-controlled pressure pumps and non-toxic solvents and products, they also look out for Mother Nature, using up to 80% less water and recycling the runoff.
In 1977, career educators Eileen and Raymond Huntington opened the first Huntington Learning Center in Oradell, New Jersey. Their mission to give every child the best education possible is still going strong. They use an individualized approach to education, adjusting instructional tactics according to each student?s particular needs.
Due to their success in helping K?12 students prepare for exams and improve grades and study skills, there are currently 260 Huntington franchises open nationwide.
The certified Huntington tutoring staff utilizes testing and rubrics for assessing each child?s skills, academic needs and potential for growth. Tutors note student response to different testing and academic situations to craft a methodology sensitive to each child?s learning style. Teachers adhere to the company?s code of ethics that stresses professionalism and confidentiality, encouraging students to improve grades honestly through dedicated study rather than shortcuts.
The professional flight instructors of Curtis Eads Flight School prep students for the FAA written exam and flight practical test through ground school classes as well as in-flight lessons. In addition, they offer scenic flights over Virginia Beach, downtown Norfolk, and the James River as well as aircraft rentals for licensed pilots.
title: Xtreme Dragon's Black Belt Academy
html_text: Having learned the ways of martial arts under seventh- and eighth-degree black-belt masters, Sparring World Champion Sandy Petitto took her talents and winning attitude to Newport News. At Xtreme Dragon's Black Belt Academy, she's trained some of the nation's top students, as well as the nation's top instructors. In karate classes for kids, and martial-arts, taekwondo, karate and krav maga classes for men and women, students learn self-confidence and gain toned bodies and minds as they master punches and kicks. Xtreme Martial Arts courses fuse martial arts with acrobatics and aerobics, preparing fighters for surprise bouts with Mary Lou Retton, and American Taekwondo Association Combat Self-Defense programs turn the tables on assailants, as students learn to maximize their instincts.