- Published: Tuesday, 20 May 2014 15:06
Ashley Kendrick – Ashley Kendrick (left) is the Student Success winner at Patrick Henry Community College for January 2014. Shawn McAvoy, a professor of history and religion, nominated Kendrick for her contributions to the college, community and her academic efforts. Kendrick works as a tutor at the Mab Lab and often assists others with their developmental math modules, according to her nomination form. She also volunteers with the Virginia Museum of Natural History cleaning fossils and cataloging new finds from paleontological excavations. Kendrick maintains a 3.68 grade point average while working and volunteering throughout the community and at PHCC. PHCC President Angeline Godwin (right) presented her with the award on April 30.
Erin Patterson – Erin Patterson (right) is the Student Success winner at Patrick Henry Community College for February 2014. Tara Ardito, an Upward Bound adviser for science and math, nominated Erin Patterson for the award. Ardito said Patterson is on campus nearly seven days every week, and also makes it a personal goal to exercise in the Slim Gym every day. Patterson participates in Upward Bound alumni events, mentors current participants, and visits the office to help with various tasks, according to her nomination form. In addition to completing an internship with the United Way of Henry County and Martinsville, Patterson also is an active member in her church. She maintains a 3.79 grade point average while working a full-time job, in addition to her volunteer work at PHCC, her church and throughout the community. PHCC President Angeline Godwin (left) presented her with the award on May 1.
Juliette Woodberry – Juliette Woodberry (right) is the Student Success winner at Patrick Henry Community College for March 2014. Jill Jones, an adult career coach at PHCC, nominated Woodberry for the award. Jones said Woodberry was initially overwhelmed with the thought of attending college after being laid off from an area department store upon its closing. After a few weeks into classes, Jones said Woodberry was excited with her experiences and has since convinced others to come back to school by attending PHCC. Jones calls Woodberry a true “PHCC Patriot.” Woodberry maintains a 3.78 grade point average. PHCC President Angeline Godwin (left) presented her with the award on May 1.