SVCC Snapshot - LaWanda Powell


We visit with LaWanda Powell, Admin and Office Specialist II - Admissions and Records at Southside Virginia Community College.

How long have you worked at SVCC? 

3 years

What other positions have you held at SVCC?


What is your favorite vacation spot?

Anywhere with blue water

Who was your favorite teacher, and what grade or subject did they teach?

Mrs. Sykes, 10th and 11th grades, Word processing and Accounting

What did you want to do when you grew up?


What was your first job and for what company?

Retail CATO

Of what achievement are you most proud?

My sons Vidal and Mason; being a Mom

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

My loving and wonderful Mother. Red Lobster

What is your favorite song? 

Written All Over Your Face by Rude Boys