Employee Profiles

Image of Lo receiving award

Director of Student Services Andrea Lo is the 2023 Laurel Ridge Community College Distinguished Administrator recipient.

John Faircloth Headshot

Computer Science instructor John Faircloth has been named Laurel Ridge Community College’s Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Member for 2023.

Larry Friendenberg

Professor Larry Friedenberg is well-known for his rapport with students and support of fellow faculty members. He has been named the 2023 Distinguished Faculty award winner.

Loretta Duncan photo

Laurel Ridge Community College Professor Loretta Duncan called her teaching experience “magical.” In her retirement, she plans to continue her psychotherapy practice.

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Laurel Ridge Community College Biology Professor Brenda Wiens said one of the best parts of her job was seeing students go on to be successful.

John Milam photo

Laurel Ridge Community College’s director of institutional effective, John Milam, is retiring after 14 years at the college.

Beth Shanholtzer

Professor Beth Shanholtzer said her field of health information management was constantly evolving.

Cheryl Brindle photo

Laurel Ridge Community College Professor Cheryl Brindle has taught all over the country and all across the math spectrum.

Donna Burge photo

Professor Donna Burge has big travel plans as she retires from Laurel Ridge Community College.

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Laurel Ridge Community College Art Professor is looking forward to working on her art, and spending time with her horses and loved ones as she retires.

Kim Lewis and graduates

Laurel Ridge Community College Professor Kim Lewis, a former reporter and editor, is retiring after 24 years at the college.

Professor Kellie Anderson

Laurel Ridge Community College Nursing Professor Kellie Anderson is impressed with the caliber of students and faculty.