Scholarships to Digital Arts Camps for Shenandoah County Residents

For Immediate Release:
June 7, 2011

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

A generous grant from the Shenandoah Community Foundation has allowed LFCC to offer 10 scholarships to enable deserving youth to attend one week-long class during the College’s Digital Arts Camps this summer from June 27 to August 19.  To be eligible, a student must be between the ages of 7 and 15, complete the required application form, be a Shenandoah County resident, and must have their own transportation to and from the LFCC Middletown Campus.

                The Digital Arts Camps are coordinated by the LFCC Office of Workforce Solutions.   Each camp is held for five days, Monday through Friday, in either a morning or afternoon session.  Topics include:  Movie Making, Claymation and Stop Action, Robotics, Video Game Design (2-D and 3-D), Video Game Animation, Music Creation, Fashion Design, and Lego Game and Video Creation.  Camp times are either 9 a.m. to 12 noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  For a complete list of camps and an application form, log onto the Workforce Solutions website at http://www.lfccworkforce.com/#1040.

                For more information, please contact the Office of Workforce Solutions at 868-7021 or email Pat Jennings at [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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