“Starting at Southside Virginia Community College was a good option for me.
Zeb Elliott, a graduate of Park View High School, also graduated from Southside Virginia Community College with an Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology, taking advantage of the dual enrollment program offered through Mecklenburg County Public Schools.
“I am enjoying a very successful career thanks to my training at SVCC.
“All in all, I was able to grow intellectually as well as learn more about myself throughout my time at SVCC.
As a first responder by profession, Andrew Lyles carries on the family tradition every day.
Mary Ann Bailey says Southside Virginia Community College turned her negative into a positive by helping her prove she could succeed in college.
When James Henry Hall, Jr. decided to attend Southside Virginia Community College, he needed to continue working full time at his job as a Correctional Officer for the Virginia Department of Corrections.
A Randolph-Henry Henry High School graduate from Charlotte County, Melody Foster earned an Associate of Applied Science in Data Processing from Southside Virginia Community College.
After losing her job due to a business closure, Frankie Taylor wanted to return to school to enable her pursuit of a career in a "helping field." "I love finding remedies for people's problems. When I do, I forget my own," she says with a laugh.
Proud owner of Hereford Haven Farm and a veterinarian assistant at The Ridge Animal Hospital, Austin Matney says, "Follow your dreams. I did! Agriculture isn't just for men."