For Immediate Release:
April 8, 2016
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Laurel Ridge Community College will hold its 35th Spring Show with performances on Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17 at the College’s Middletown Campus. There are two performances in the McCoy Theatre on both days: 4/16 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and 4/17 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. The show includes music, dance, and skits by performers of all ages.
This year’s theme is “Rhythm of the Night” which includes a medley of songs relating to dreams, stars and moons that will make you smile, reminisce and tap your feet. Russell Rinker is Musical Director and Barry Lee from WINC Radio serves as emcee.
Ticket prices are $2 each, and include a pre-performance event in the Corron Community Development Building. The pre-performance event offers free ice cream, a cake/candy walk, face painting, live music and food for purchase. Laurel Ridge Student Activities and the Fine and Performing Arts Club sponsor this annual variety show. To reserve tickets, visit www.laurelridge.edu/springshow or contact the Student Activities Office at (540) 868-7216.
Founded in 1970, Laurel Ridge 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. Laurel Ridge 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. Laurel Ridge also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. Laurel Ridge serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.
Laurel Ridge Community College (Laurel Ridge) 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 Laurel Ridge Community College. Laurel Ridge 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. Laurel Ridge also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.
Laurel Ridge Community College was known as Lord Fairfax Community College until June 2022. For consistency purposes, the college will be referenced as Laurel Ridge going forward.