Updated: 07/08/2013 - A former counselor, teacher and now school director is using her experience to help students with learning disabilities grow academically. In this week's Stephanie's heroes CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Carol Williams who's the director at the Oakland School in Troy.
Updated: 06/10/2013 - One Ruckersville man is working hard collecting and delivering supplies for tornado victims in Oklahoma. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Rodney Shifflett who recently returned home from Moore, Ok. after dropping off a truck full of supplies.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - Some students at Monticello High School say their guidance counselor is a father figure, mentor and friend. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Paul Jones who students, faculty and staff say is doing more than just helping his students with their school work and giving academic advice.
Posted: 05/27/2013 - One woman is helping women, men and children get out of abusive situations in Central Virginia. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes we're featuring Laura Humbertson who's spent the last five years organizing many projects at the Shelter for Help in Emergency in an effort to keep families safe.
Updated: 05/13/2013 - One Louisa County teacher is receiving a big honor for educating and inspiring high school students. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Jelita Hopkins. She teaches theater and chorus and is now the 2013 "Educator of the Year" in Louisa.
Updated: 05/10/2013 - A group of Woodbrook Elementary School students is working on a special project to put an end to bullying and social isolation. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, the 4th grade Destination Imagination team is hoping to bring students together with the help of some new creative activities.
Posted: 04/29/2013 - One local senior dance group is showing off their fancy footwork for a good cause. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes the Silver Steppers of The Senior Center in Charlottesville are tap dancing around the community hoping to inspire and uplift students and the elderly.
Updated: 04/15/2013 - April is Autism Awareness month and one Greene County teacher is launching a special project to help students with autism and the rest of the school come together. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Ruckersville Elementary School autism teacher Serena Forrest.
Posted: 04/08/2013 - Whether it's teaching caregiver classes or looking after the elderly, Ed Shaw is doing whatever he can to provide seniors in the Central Virginia with care. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes Home Instead Senior Care in Charlottesville is naming Shaw "Caregiver of the Year" for all he does in the community.
Posted: 03/18/2013 - One medical student from Orange County isn't letting her tough health history stop her from going after her goals. After dealing with brain tumors and missing some time out of college and medical school in West Virginia, she's made it through “Match Day” and is looking forward to starting her residency. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Erin Kalan.
Posted: 03/04/2013 - Whether she's walking dogs or beautifying the trails on the grounds, one Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA volunteer is doing whatever she can to make a difference for the animals and the folks at the SPCA. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Cindi Scott.
Posted: 02/25/2013 - Two UVa Police officers say they were in the right place at the right time. Their quick response and CPR helped to save an employee's life. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes I'm featuring Sgt. Casey Acord and Officer Yong Bacon.
Updated: 02/18/2013 - Fourth graders are going above and beyond to make sure all students at another county school have something to eat during snack time.
Updated: 02/11/2013 - After nearly four decades of service in Orange County Public Schools, one retired teacher is still leaving her impact on the education community. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Ernestine Reid.
Posted: 02/04/2013 - You may have heard the saying "one man's trash is another man's treasure." That phrase is holding true for one Fluvanna County kindergarten teacher. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring James Moyer who's fixing up old computers and giving them to students in need.
Updated: 01/23/2013 - One Louisa County woman is spending her free time fostering felines. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring Meg Shrum who works around the clock finding safe and loving homes for dozens of shelter cats.