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Jessica Crabill

Learning journey brings Rappahannock Community College grad back home

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Rappahannock Community College graduate Jessica Crabill has made her way around the world only to confirm that the Northern Neck is where she belongs. After graduating from Christchurch School in Middlesex, Crabill took a year off to participate in Christian mission trips to El Salvador, Zambia and South Africa, where she did volunteer work in medical clinics and orphanages. Her experiences gave her a greatly increased appreciation of the advantages

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  • Rappahannock Community College students recognized as ‘A’ Club members

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    A number of RCC students were recently invited to join the college’s “A” Club in recognition of their excellent grades. Left to right: RCC’s president, Dr. Elizabeth Crowther; students Earl Brown, Jessica Ray, Grete Brummett, and Dianna Wegkamp; and Student Support Services administrative officer Lorraine Justice. Not pictured: student honorees Kiarra Martin, Barbara Peters, and Alexis Simpson.

    On February 13, a number of Rappahannock Community College students were honored as “A” Club members during a celebratory luncheon sponsored by the college’s Student Support Services (SSS) Office. The “A” Club luncheons, held soon after the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, single out SSS participants who were enrolled in at least two classes during the preceding semester(s), and earned an A or an S (satisfactory) in each

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  • Rappahannock Community College hosts air quality presentation

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    A representative of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Alison Rockwell, came to Rappahannock Community College on February 11 to make a preliminary report on the NCAR project WINTER: Wintertime Investigation of Transport, Emissions, and Reactivity. The project, based at Langley Research Center in Hampton, was initiated at the beginning of February, and will continue through March 15. It uses a C-130 research aircraft—a “flying laboratory”—to study the variations

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  • Area public school closings and delays for Friday, February 27

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:20 am

    Colonial Beach Public Schools opening 2 hours late Essex County Public Schools closed Lancaster County Public Schools closed (12-month employees report at 10 a.m.) Northumberland County Public Schools closed Richmond County Public Schools closed Westmoreland County Public Schools closed Rappahannock Community College closed

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  • Richmond County School Board members help defeat state legislation, talk upcoming grand opening entertainment for new school facilities

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 10:59 am

    Members from the Richmond County School Board recently traveled to the Virginia general assembly to help defeat House Bill 1383. According to Richmond County Public Schools Superintendent Greg Smith, the bill would have allowed the Richmond County Board of Supervisors or the governing body to remove appointed individuals from committees or other appointments at the leisure of the board. Richmond County includes one of the few school boards in Virginia

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  • Rappahannock Community College students visit Virginia legislature

    Posted on February 13, 2015 at 12:34 pm


    On Wednesday, January 28, several Rappahannock Community College students traveled to Richmond to observe the General Assembly at work. Students making the trip were Donna Alexander and Sterling Foster, both of Mathews County; and Clayton Hogge, Jerry Peters, and Chris Sheppard, all of Middlesex County. RCC’s president, Dr. Elizabeth Crowther, and Dr. Donna Alexander, its vice president of instruction and student development, accompanied the group. Each year Dr. Crowther invites

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  • Rappahannock Community College’s Workforce hosts ‘appreciation breakfast’

    Posted on February 13, 2015 at 12:17 pm


    In order to celebrate its many and valued partnerships with Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula businesses and organizations, Rappahannock Community College’s Workforce and Community Development Office co-hosted a breakfast at Rappahannock-Westminster Canterbury (RWC) in Irvington, in cooperation with the Chesapeake Bank, on February 3. In addition to those representing the two sponsors, attendees came from Deltaville Boatyard, Northern Neck Food Bank, Bank of Lancaster, Nestlé Purina, Release Reels, the King

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