Staff Emeriti

The purpose of the Staff Emeriti awards is to honor Laurel Ridge Community College staff members’ exceptional service and contributions to the College. Honorees must be retired persons with more than 10 years of Virginia Community College System service as a full-time classified staff member.


  • Joyce Earhart, Library Specialist (1995-2017)
  • Charles Haines, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor (1970-1995)
  • Joy Legge, Information Technology Specialist (1970-2003)


  • Janet Heishman, Fiscal Technician (1972-2012)
  • Eileen Rexrode, Administrative Specialist to the Dean of Humanities, Mathematics and Social Sciences (1989-2016)
  • Judy Rinker, Executive Assistant to the President (1972-2010)