17 September 2020
Judy Rinker, a 1972 Lord Fairfax Community College graduate talked about her experiences at LFCC as the first Shenandoah County resident to enroll at the school in 1970. She was in the first graduating class in 1972 and won the first Outstanding Graduate Award. She earned two degrees from LFCC, and was a 32-year employee. It was a spirited conversation full of memories, funny stories, and was quite the history lesson.
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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.
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