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DCC JUSTICE CLUB WINS AWARDS AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

Justice Club winners

Shown are: John Wilt, Latish Chatten and Patrick Thompson.

DANVILLE, VA, October 9, 2013 – Two members of the Danville Community College Justice Club took home trophies at the 76th national conference of the American Criminal Justice Association - Lambda Alpha Epsilon (ACJA-LAE) held recently in King of Prussia, PA. John Wilt, left, Associate Professor of Administration of Justice and the DCC Justice Club Advisor, brought home a first place trophy in the LAE Knowledge category, while Latish Chatten, center, brought home a third place trophy in the Physical Agility (women 26 – 35 years) category. Looking on is Justice Club member Patrick Thompson, who attended the conference along with Maureen Bernard and Jessica Burnette.

The Omega Alpha Omicron chapter at DCC is very involved in campus and community activities. The club objectives are to improve criminal justice through educational activities; promote professional, academic, and public awareness of criminal justice issues; provide a unified voice for professionals in, and students of, criminal justice; promote high standards of ethical conduct, professional training, and higher education within the criminal justice field. The club recently co-sponsored a forum on the U.S. Bill of Rights for Constitution Day. For more information about the Justice Club or the Administration of Justice Program, contact John Wilt at 434.797.8468, or click here.

 

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