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From Bus Driver to Teacher with Laurel Ridge’s Help

Leah Martin’s situation – being abandoned by her husband to raise three children under 5 alone and having no higher education to fall back on – could’ve broken her spirit….

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Mother of three finds new direction, career through Laurel Ridge

An inspirational professor and the challenges faced by family members have inspired 2018 Laurel Ridge honors graduate Amanda Dearaway to pursue a path of compassion. The Old Dominion University student…

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Fauquier County resident finds purpose, career with Laurel Ridge’s new dental assisting course

Fauquier County High School 2014 graduate Mackenzie Rollins has finally found a career she can really sink her teeth into, thanks to a brand-new dental assisting program being offered by…

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William Daniel named chair of Laurel Ridge Board

The Laurel Ridge Community College Board has a new leader. William C. “Bill” Daniel was named board chair in June. Daniel, who is the coordinator of data management for Frederick…

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Winchester FastForward grad thriving in new career

Since earning the 10,000th workforce credential from the Virginia Community College System’s (VCCS) FastForward job training program, life just keeps getting better and better for Winchester resident Ed Breeden. He…

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Renée Culbertson receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Laurel Ridge Community College presented its 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Friday to Renée Culbertson, who graduated cum laude with an associate of applied science degree in management in 2000. During…

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