Category Archives: News

Archived news releases from Lord Fairfax Community College. For all media inquiries, please contact LFCC’s Public Relations Specialist.

LFCC Wins Digital Community College Survey Award For Third Year in a Row

Posted on April 16th, 2015

Community college is designed to be one of society’s great equalizers, a shot at joining the middle class for those who didn’t get a chance to attend a four-year university. And technology has expanded the reach of these institutions and enhanced the quality of education for those it reaches. Recognizing the institutions that best use […]

Stan Crockett Receives LFCC’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award

Posted on April 15th, 2015

Stan Crockett, Manager of the Virginia Inland Port in Front Royal, Virginia, is the recipient of Lord Fairfax Community College’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award.  He will receive the award on Thursday, April 16, at the President’s Appreciation Luncheon.   Crockett graduated summa cum laude from LFCC with an A.A.S. in Management in 2000.  He then […]

LFCC Holds 2015 Commencement Ceremonies

Posted on April 15th, 2015

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will hold its 44th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. The commencement will take place in the gymnasium of Skyline High School in Front Royal, VA.   Prior to Ceremony, LFCC will present College Board Medallion of Recognition Awards to selected individuals who have contributed in a […]

LFCC’s, Catherine Baker, Selected as Princess of Queen’s Court for 2015 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

Posted on April 13th, 2015

Catherine Baker is representing Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) at the 2015 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival as a Princess of the Queen’s Court.  An eclectic background which includes rugby player, certified Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B), animal lover, Big Brother-Big Sister volunteer, cross-stitch expert, and hiker, Baker is excited about adding “Princess” to the mix.  She […]

LFCC Named Education Contributor of the Year by Front Royal-Warren County Chamber

Posted on April 13th, 2015

  The Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce named Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) as Education Contributor of the Year at the 69th Annual Dinner and Awards Gala. The Education Contributor of the Year recognizes a person or business that has made an unusual impact or contribution to education.  On Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Front Royal […]

LFCC Student Wins Photography Award from VOWA

Posted on April 7th, 2015

Winners of the VOWA (Virginia Outdoor Writers Association)/Dominion 2014-2015 Annual Collegiate Undergraduate Writing – Photo Contest were announced Saturday March 21, 2015 at the organization’s annual meeting held at the DoubleTree Hotel in the Charlottesville, VA.  VOWA honored three outstanding collegiate students for their excellence in writing and photography.   The 2014-2015 winner of the VOWA/Hunt’s Best Collegiate Outdoor […]

Students Experience a Day with an Engineer

Posted on March 26th, 2015

WINCHESTER, Va. – Nearly 100 students from eight area high schools took a day away from their usual studies to learn about engineering career fields March 21 at Lord Fairfax Community College’s Middletown Campus.   During the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District’s annual Day with an Engineer, high school students interacted with […]

LFCC Alumna Graduating from UVA in May

Posted on March 26th, 2015

“The idea of not living at home with my seizure disorder wasn’t appealing to me,” said Amanda Abbott, during her senior year in high school as she was searching for the next academic step in life. As a graduating senior at Fauquier High School in 2010, she knew she wanted more.   Her parents suggested she […]

Michael Haynes Named 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Bronze Scholar

Posted on March 19th, 2015

Michael Haynes, a student at Lord Fairfax Community College, has been named a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Bronze Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Each Bronze Scholar receives a […]

LFCC Wits for Wellness 5K Run/Walk (This year featuring Kids Fun Run)

Posted on March 19th, 2015

 Saturday, April 25, 2015 Kids 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m. 5K starts at 9 a.m. Race Locations: 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA 22645 5K Run / Walk Entry Fees: Early registration (by March 31): $15 LFCC students, faculty staff, $20 community members (guaranteed T-shirt). Late/Race day registration: $20 LFCC students, faculty, staff, […]