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  • A single mom of two children, Christina McKenzie struggled to find a meaningful job that also paid the bills. She had been working for three years as a personal care aide but was feeling unfulfilled until a friend told her about the Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) program at Patrick Henry Community College.“I’d always wanted...
  • Luke Storey has always been something of a ranch hand. Growing up in Southside Virginia, he’s worked the fields and farms that crisscross this rural landscape and become a bit of an agricultural expert in the process.There hasn’t been much else to do. Job opportunities have historically been relatively scarce in this neck of...
  • It comes as no surprise that Penny Flippo of Henrico, Virginia was willing to drive an hour-and-a-half to school every day for two months. She was studying to become a truck driver.It was on the advice of her cousin, also a tractor-trailer driver, which led Flippo to Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) in Blackstone,...

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