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Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations



DCC Student Leaders

DCC students attended the Annual Student Leadership Conference held recently in Williamsburg.


DANVILLE, VA, November 29, 2011 – Twenty three students represented Danville Community College at the 2011 Virginia Community College System Student Leadership Conference held recently in Williamsburg. The students attending the conference included: Kelsye Adams, Taylor Rae Bauguess, Ashley Compton, Troy Evans, Dwyane Lea, Bethany Lyon, Steve Oake, Latifah Payne, Brian Shore, Alesha Tarver, Debra Thomas, Tony Thompson, and Michelle Young, all from Danville; Elana Rojas, Ringgold; Veronica Smith and Ben Tucker, Gretna; Christal Moreno, Connie Moore and Angela Oakes, all of Chatham; Christopher Carter, Axton; Jacob Hancock, Pittsville; Vicky Arrington, Blairs; and Patricia Schrock, Dry Fork.

The conference theme was “Sustaining Leaders,? and there were over 450 students from the 23 Virginia community colleges in attendance. Students attended sessions which focused on improving leadership skills and how to prepare for lucrative careers. Keynote speakers and entertainment included Jerome Love, author of “Get Up, Get Out, & Get Something: 3 Simple Steps to Becoming an Extra-Ordinary Student and Student Leader!?; Jonathan Burns, “Fresh Variety Show?; Alexis Jones, “Dreams to Reality: Pursuing Your Passion at all Costs?; Larry Scott, “Rachel’s Challenge?; and Chantelle Anderson, “The Parallels of Life and Leadership?.

Accompanying the students were Jim Lindley, Counselor and DCC Student Leadership Advisor; Cathy Pulliam, Assistant Coordinator of Enrollment Management and DCC Student Leadership Advisor; Howard Graves, Counselor; Randy Kelley, Veterans Specialist; and Tia Yancey, Counseling Office Administrative Assistant. For more information about the Student Leaders Program
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