LFCC Student Places in JMU Speech Competition

For Immediate Release:
February 22, 2012

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

A Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) student, David Jezierski, recently received an award for persuasive speaking at the “Virginia Is For Lovers” Tournament.  The event was held on February 11, 2012 and sponsored by James Madison University.  Jezierski made the finals and placed 5th in the competition.  LFCC was joined at the tournament by 14 colleges and universities, including Cedar Crest College, Cornell University, Creighton University, George Mason University, Howard University, Kansas State University, Liberty University, Saint Joseph’s University, Seton Hall University, Suffolk County Community College, University of Akron, and University of Pennsylvania.

Jezierski is a resident of Clarke County, VA and is in his second semester competing with LFCC’s forensics team.  He is working towards an Associate Degree in Science, and plans to obtain a bachelor’s and graduate degrees in mathematics in order to become a college mathematics professor.  Jezierski is active in LFCC’s Project LEAD and Phi Theta Kappa honor society.  He enjoys the great outdoors and all types of adventure.

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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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