We visit with Jeanette M. Thompson, SNAP E&T Counselor/Facilitator at Southside Virginia Community College.
How long have you worked at SVCC?
What is your favorite vacation spot?
My favorite vacation spot is Atlantic City, N.J. for the ocean and boardwalk.
Who was your favorite teacher, what grade did they teach, and at what school?
Mrs. Constance Rice in the 7th grade at Meherrin Powellton Elementary School.
What did you want to do when you grew up?
I wanted to be a nurse when I was younger.
What was your first job and for what company?
My first job was a peer tutor at New Brunswick High School in New Brunswick, N.J.
Of what achievement are you most proud?
I am most proud of being a parent and having my Master's Degree in Human Services.
If you could have lunch with one person, dead or alive, who would it be? What would you eat?
I would have lunch with my parents (both deceased) and I would have chicken Caesar salad with sliced boiled eggs - just so I could see my dad peel them.
What is your favorite song?
I have too many favorite songs to name one. I love music!