Educators, Politicians Make Pitches At Scott’s Annual Labor Day Cookout
Educators, politicians make pitches at Scott’s annual Labor Day cookout
Of the several dozen politicians — current, former and those vying to fill slots come November — U.S. Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, D-Newport News, introduced Monday afternoon, Flora D. Crittenden received the loudest round of applause.
Scott, working mostly off memory and a few prods from the crowd gathered, listed each politician by name and office, as has become tradition at his annual Labor Day cookout.
Crittenden, 93, stood front and center of the group, clad in an all-green ensemble. She served in the House of Delegates for 11 years until 2003, after spending several decades as a teacher and counselor in Newport …