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Shown left to right (first row) are: Alice Walker, Michele Sims, Catherine Pulliam, Barbara Grether, Laura Powell, Mary Gore, Evonda Thornton, and Robert Huffman; second row: Tommy Cannon, Judy DeMarcus, Marie Lewis, Kristie Linn, Gail Neal, Cheryl Hill, Connie Richie, and Frances Carter; back row: David Walker, Dale Branch, Rhonda Carter, Earl Conner, John Heinrich, Charlie Adams and Sammy Shelton.

Tommy Cannon, Professor of Information Systems Technology, center, was honored for his 45 years of service to the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is congratulated by (left to right) Dr. Ed White, Dean, Business and Engineering Technologies Division; Scott Barnes, Vice President of Financial and Administrative Services; DCC President Dr. Carlyle Ramsey, and Dr. Chris Ezell, Vice President for Academic and Student Services.


DANVILLE, VA, May 13, 2010 – Faculty, staff and administrators at Danville Community College were honored recently for their service to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The awards ranged from 45 years to five years of service. The program marked the 30th year the DCC Board has recognized college employees. Awards were presented by DCC President Dr. Carlyle Ramsey, Vice President of Academic and Student Services Dr. Chris Ezell and Vice President for Financial and Administrative Services Scott Barnes.

Tommy Cannon, Professor of Information Systems Technology, was honored for 45 years of service. Judy DeMarcus, Administrative and Office Specialist III, Workforce Services, and David Walker, Store and Warehouse Specialist III were recognized for 40 years of service. Ronald Fitzgerald, Trades Technician III and Marie Lewis, Administrative and Office Specialist II, Learning Resources Center, were honored for 35 years of service, while Sammy Shelton, Associate Professor of Auto Body Mechanics was recognized for 30 years of service.

Others recognized included: Mary Gore, Barbara Grether and Barbara Perkins, 25 years; Charlie Adams, Dale Branch, Evonda Thornton and Alice Walker, all 20 years; Dr. Paul Fox, John Heinrich and Laura Powell, all 15 years; Frances Carter, Rhonda Carter, JoLane Dunlap, Robert Huffman, Kristie Linn, Christopher Marshall, Gail Neal and Catherine Pulliam, all 10 years of service; and Earl Conner, Cheryl Hill, Connie Richie, Michele Sims and Cheryl Terry, all five years of service.


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