SVCC Snapshot: LaRoya Walton

We visit with LaRoya Walton, eleVAte SNAP Employment and Training Program Coordinator at Southside Virginia Community College.


How long have you worked at SVCC? 

Since 2012

What other positions have you held at SVCC?

Professional Tutor, Career Coach, and On Ramp Coach

Name one thing on your bucket list.

To go ziplining

Who was your favorite teacher?

Dr. Allie Yarbrough taught me 12th grade English at Prince Edward County High School.

What did you want to do when you grew up?

Become a teacher

What was your first job?

Cashier/Department Head for Roses Department Store

Of what achievement are you most proud?

Handling challenges, complexity, and change

If you could have lunch with one person, dead or alive, who would it be? What would you eat?

Sushi with Jill Scott

What is the best book you ever read?

The Four Agreements and A New Earth