Events on the Middletown Campus this Weekend: Governor’s Scholars Awards Ceremony and Interdisciplinary Health Care Simulation

For Immediate Release:
April 22, 2016

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

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Governor’s Scholars Awards Ceremony at Laurel Ridge


On Sunday, April 24, 2016, Governor’s Scholars will receive a Governor’s Medallion at the Laurel Ridge Community College Awards Ceremony.  They will also be recognized at both their high school and Laurel Ridge graduations.  The celebration takes place from 1:30 pm-3:30 pm in the Corron Building at Laurel Ridge’s Middletown Campus.


Students are designated as Governor’s Scholars by earning college credits through Dual Enrollment and AP and who obtain a Certificate in General Education or an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree by the time they graduate from High School.

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Interdisciplinary Health Care Simulation


Laurel Ridge is having its first interdisciplinary simulation with Dental Hygiene, EMS, and Nursing students on Saturday, April 23rd from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on the Middletown Campus. See how each group implements the necessary protocols within their field of study.



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.