For Immediate Release:
November 12, 2012
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
– Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accepting nominations for the Tenth Annual “Walking King’s Talk” Award. To be eligible for the award, a nominee must make a significant contribution to the enhancement of human rights, civil rights, social action, and civility. Nominations must be received by noon on January 9, 2013 in the Student Activities Office of the College’s Middletown Campus. The award will be presented to the recipient at the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on January 21, 2013 at noon in the Carl and Emily Thompson Center of the Corron Community Development Center on the Middletown Campus.
In making the award, the College seeks individuals who best exemplify the following criteria:
- Are a resident of the counties of Clark, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, or Warren, or the City of Winchester;
- Are actively involved in improving human relations in his/her community;
- Exemplify the “peaceful” philosophy and faith of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the quest for improved human relations;
- Is an advocate of equal justice and opportunity for all people;
- Live a life of services and is a positive role model for others.
Nominations must include the nominee’s and nominator’s contact information. Nominations or queries should be directed to the LFCC Student Activities Office at 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA 22645, 540-868-7240 (fax – 540-868-7096), or [email protected] .
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.