LFCC Educational Foundation Board Announces New Members

For Immediate Release:
October 25, 2007

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – The Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Educational Foundation Inc. recently announced the appointment of two new Board members. William C. Daniel joins the Foundation Board for a three-year term, and Gene L. Loranger joins the Foundation Board for a one-year term.

Daniel, a Clarke County resident, is an assistant principal at James Wood High School. In this role, he is responsible for student supervision and discipline, instructional leadership and extracurricular activities supervision. In addition, he assists the principal in the normal operation of the school. Daniel holds an associate degree from Lord Fairfax Community College and a bachelor’s degree and two master’s degrees from the University of Virginia.

“LFCC is a major factor in the well-being of our community,” Daniel said. “I was inspired to serve on the Foundation Board, because I wanted the opportunity to help the College continue to move in a positive direction. This opportunity also allows me to assist in maintaining the current and future financial strength of the College.”

Loranger, a Frederick County resident, is an associate professor of manufacturing technology at LFCC. In addition to instruction, Loranger is responsible for program development in the area of manufacturing technology. He is a licensed master electrician and electrical contractor in Virginia and a licensed stationary engineer in Washington, D.C. Loranger holds an associate degree from Massasoit Community College in Massachusetts, a bachelor’s degree from Houghton College in New York and a master’s degree from Shenandoah University.

“I want everyone to know that LFCC is changing lives. I have seen many career switchers who have come here as a result of plant closings and leave to start a new, rewarding career. I have seen students become successful business owners, and others rise within the ranks of their employer as a result of continuing their education at LFCC,” Loranger said. “Some students are financially restricted, and the Foundation may just be the vehicle to help make their dreams a reality.”

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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