From Emporia, VA and both Greensville County High School graduates, mother and daughter Felicia and Davida Jackson became Southside Virginia Community College graduates on the same day in 2016. Both mom and daughter earned Associates of Arts and Sciences, mom Felicia's in Human Services and daughter Davida's in General Studies.
Stacy Stegall grew up in Green Bay, VA and graduated from A Beka Home School Academy. After receiving her diploma, she attended Southside Virginia Community College, where she became a member of Phi Theta Kappa, was named in Who's Who Among Students, was on both the All-State and All-USA Academic Teams, and earned an Associate of Arts lii, and Sciences in General Studies.
Dorothea Sizemore's family relocated from Washington, D.C. to Drakes Branch, VA when she began middle school. She graduated from Randolph-Henry High School before earning an Associate of Applied Science in Secretarial Science and an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies from Southside Virginia Community College.
Christy Taylor grew up in South Hill, VA and graduated from Park View High School. After high school, she attended Southside Virginia Community College, where she graduated with an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Business Administration.
Samuel Gill grew up in La Crosse, VA and graduated from Park View High School. After high school, he attended Southside Virginia Community College, where he participated in the Foundation Honors Program and completed several programs of study.
Vincent Brown, from South Hill, graduated from Park View High School. After high school, he attended Southside Virginia Community College where he earned his Associates of Applied Science in Electronics Technology.
Claudia Taylor graduated from J. R. Tucker High School in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother was in the military so she has lived in many places. Claudia decided that she wanted to move to a community that was small and a place she could call home. She moved to Crewe and has never looked back.
Gloria Oliver Parham grew up in Seattle, Washington and graduated from Cleveland High School. In August 2011, she returned to college and attended Southside Virginia Community College. She graduated with honors with two Associate Degrees in Business Administration and Administration of Justice in May 2013.
Shantel Epps, born in New York City, began her journey at Southside Virginia Community College by earning her GED. She continued at SVCC, completing an Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree in General Studies/Human Services. While at SVCC, she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa (an honors society) and served as Vice President of the Empowered Women Club.
James Cutcliff grew up in Emporia, Virginia and graduated from Greensville County High School. After high school, he attended Southside Virginia Community College and earned his Career Studies Certificate in Truck Driving, in which he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for having a 4.0 grade point average.