Spotlight: Ann Marie Loving Receives Receives AAWCC Award

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The Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Association for Women in Community College (AAWCC) proudly announces the AAWCC 2008 Student Scholarship Award Region III recipient, Ms. Ann-Marie Lovett. Ann-Marie is serving a second term as SGA President for 2008-2009, has mentored students in the TRiO program and has worked for several college offices. One of the highlights for Ann-Marie this year was being elected TNCC homecoming queen at the age of 36. In addition, Ann-Marie has maintained a strong academic record with a 3.614 GPA.

Ann-Marie is a role model for all students who must overcome challenging circumstances. As teenage mother she was determined to beat the odds and make the most of her life. While raising four children, Ann-Marie pursued her goals and began her studies at Thomas Nelson Community College in the spring of 2006. Ann-Marie will continue taking courses at TNCC and will also attend Old Dominion University in the fall of 2008.

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AAWCC at TNCC Promotes Equity and Excellence for Women in Higher Education

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The American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC), Hampton Roads Chapter, Thomas Nelson Community College invites the community to a presentation entitled, Breaking through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership and Negotiation Skills with Dr. Cheryl Thompson-Stacy, President, Eastern Shore Community College. The presentation, scheduled for Wednesday, April 30 will be held at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, 600 Butler Farm Road from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served at 12:30 p.m. There is no fee to attend this presentation. To reserve a seat, please contact Ms. Sandy Spain at 825-3583.

The local AAWCC also invites members of the community-at-large to join the organization. AAWCC is a national organization that champions women and helps them maximize their potential. For more than 30 years the AAWCC has promoted equity and excellence for women in community, junior and technical colleges.

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