Recent LFCC Graduate Wins Student Speech Video Contest

For Immediate Release:
July 15, 2014

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
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Phone: 540-868-7134

For Immediate Release:
July 15, 2014

Primary Media Contact:

Leslie Kelley
Communications Specialist

Phone: 540-868-7134
Fax: 540-868-4081


Colt Scott, 2014 Lord Fairfax Community College graduate and commencement speaker, was honored as a grand prize winner in Cengage Learning’s Student Speech Contest. He received a scholarship for his “Cellular Device” speech, delivered at the 2014 President’s Appreciation luncheon.

After reviewing all submissions, Cengage selected the following four students as their Grand Prize Winners:

Grand Prize Winners

·         Colt Scott, Lord Fairfax Community College

·         Alicia Batice, Pasadena City College

·         Sarah Kwon, Pasadena City College

·         Morgan Dixon, California State University-Chico

Scott received an Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree in Liberal Arts with a Communication Specialization from LFCC in May 2014.  Always being comfortable with public speaking and theatre, he joined the LFCC Forensics Team and performed well with many first place wins in competition. He will continue his communication studies at either George Mason University or Shenandoah University in the spring of 2015.

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional, and library markets worldwide. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Boston, MA with operations in more than 20 countries around the world. For more information regarding the Student Speech Video Contest go to


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.

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