LFCC Students Receive Awards at State Conference

For Immediate Release:
April 21, 2009

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College’s Phi Rho Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) recently returned from the organization’s state conference with a variety of awards. FBLA-PBL, a nonprofit education association, is the largest business career student organization in the world.

Following are the list of awards the chapter and its members received:

Business Presentation – First place

  • Megan Garey, an LFCC student and Winchester resident
  • Cheryl Polk, an LFCC student and Woodstock resident
  • Tina Reynard, an LFCC student and Winchester resident

Economic Analysis and Decision Making – First place

  • Timothy LaPorte, an LFCC student and Winchester resident

In addition, LFCC’s Phi Rho Chapter was recognized as the chapter that has contributed the most money in the history of the FBLA/PBL Foundation in Virginia.

The student winners will be attending FBLA/PBL’s National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., in June.

For more information about LFCC’s chapter of FBLA/PBL, interested individuals may contact Selma Harter, advisor of the chapter, at 540-868-7174 or [email protected].

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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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