LFCC Employees Recognized for Excellence by the Virginia Community Colleges Association

For Immediate Release:
November 13, 2007

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

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Four Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) employees were recently recognized by the Virginia Community Colleges Association (VCCA) for their exemplary and outstanding work. In addition, LFCC received four awards in the 2007 VCCA Excellence in Communications Awards Competition.

The 2007 Faculty and Staff Showcase winners from LFCC were:

  • Bettina Fritz – Fauquier Campus classified staff
  • Margie Harrison – Fauquier Campus faculty
  • Denise Broy – Middletown Campus classified staff

In addition, Virginia Hartman, associate professor of administrative support technology at LFCC, was presented with a Lifetime Membership award by the VCCA Executive Committee, and George Hoffman, learning systems administrator at LFCC, was elected to the office of president-elect for the coming year.

Additional awards were presented to LFCC in the VCCA Excellence in Communications Awards Competition. The competition was open to VCCA members from the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System; 174 communication pieces were submitted and entered in 15 different categories. Following are the winning entries and categories for LFCC:

Award Category LFCC Item Submitted LFCC Employee(s) Honored with Awards
Invitations/announcements/greeting cards/postcards/bookmarks 2006 Thanksgiving Card
  • Aaron Riddle, print and web communication manager
  • Garnet Williams, resource development coordinator
Nifty and thrifty Apple Blossom Float Banner
  • Aaron Riddle, print and web communication manager
Wild card Student Fundraising Drive with Genie Ski
  • Aaron Riddle, print and web communication manager
  • Garnet Williams, resource development coordinator

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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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