For Immediate Release:
April 19, 2012
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Members of the Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Middletown Campus chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) attended the State Leadership Conference in Richmond, Virginia on March 30 and 31 where they were recognized in a variety of competition categories. Kim Jones (Front Royal) earned first place in the Help Desk category and third place in the Job Interview category. Kelsey Owens (Winchester) placed second in Public Speaking. Gwen Puryear (Front Royal) placed second in the Client Service competition. Additionally, member Christopher Perry (Stephens City) was elected State President.
Phi Beta Lambda is a national organization that brings business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. The organization is a college division of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). LFCC’s chapter advisor is Dana Wile, Academic Advisor in the Office of Student Services.
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.