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DATE:May 21, 2018

 

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Early College Scholars

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††††††††††††††† The first two graduates of the Alleghany High School Early College Program offered through Dabney S. Lancaster Community College participated in the Collegeís annual commencement ceremony on May 11, a week before they graduated from high school.

††††††††††††††† Morgan Linsin of Covington and Joseph Mayes, Jr., of Clifton Forge have each earned the Associate Degree in General Studies from DSLCC after two years of intense study in dual enrollment classes at the Collegeís main campus and Alleghany High School. In addition, Mayes recently was named the AHS Salutatorian. They each also have earned the General Education Certificate.

††††††††††††††† Linsin will enter Bridgewater College in the fall as a junior, with plans to earn a bachelorís degree in psychology. She is considering a career in education as an elementary school teacher.

††††††††††††††† Mayes will enter Radford University in the fall, also as a junior, with plans to double major in Spanish and Dietetics. Dietetics is the study of health, nutrition, and disease prevention.

 

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