TNCC Student Named Among VCCS ‘Legacy Scholars’ Across Virginia

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) student William F. Zorn was among 30 students honored as Commonwealth Legacy Scholars. The honorees representing Virginia’s 23 community colleges were acknowledged in October during a luncheon in Richmond.

The scholarships recognize students from across the Commonwealth who demonstrated academic excellence during high school as well as a commitment to developing their leadership skills. They will become mentors to future Legacy Scholars as they move through their academic programs and graduate from a Virginia community college, according to Dr. Glenn DuBois, Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).

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Thomas Nelson Students Named to All-Virginia Academic Team

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 Thomas Nelson Community College students Kristine “Kit” Brady Rodriguez and Qian Yi “Sandy” Lau Li have been named to the 2007 All-Virginia Academic Team. Selection is based on the nominations submitted by two-year colleges for the All-USA Academic Team, an international competition co-sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, USA TODAY and the American Association of Community Colleges.

Rodriguez, who has been a student at Thomas Nelson Community College since 2004, will be graduating this semester with an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts with a 4.0 grade point average or GPA. In the fall, she will transfer to the College of William & Mary to pursue a bachelor’s degree in English. Rodriguez has been a member of Phi Theta Kappa since December 2005 and has served this organization as treasurer and as co-chair of the Honors Committee. She has also been a participant in the Regional Honors Institute. Rodriguez has been actively involved with the Nelsonite, the College’s student newspaper, as the features editor and staff writer.

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TNCC Announces Vice-President’s Award Winner

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Class of 2005- 2006
THE VIRGINIA PENINSULA – Kari Lynn McPherson, of Newport News, Va. is the recipient of the Vice-President’s Award for the Thomas Nelson Community College 2005-2006 graduating class.

McPherson is being recognized for her academic achievements during the pursuit of an Associate in Science degree in Business Administration. She is graduating Summa Cum Laude, with a 4.0 grade point average (GPA). She plans to continue her education at a four-year institution of higher education in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in accounting and ultimately become a Certified Public Accountant.

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