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  • Michah Thomas’s dreams nearly evaporate before he could even pursue them. Despite having five older siblings, the Suffolk native intended to be the first in his family to go to college. His mother died a few years before he graduated high school, and then his father took ill.“I didn’t want my father to have...
  • When the Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative was getting off the ground in 2014, Dr. John Rainone, president of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC), was one of the first of the college presidents wanting to get on board.Established in 1962, DSLCC is a small school whose faculty to student ratio is a noteworthy 15:1;...
  • Kent Farmer is president and CEO of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative which provides electric service to over 160,000 connections in parts of 22 Virginia counties. A 2015 recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Leadership in Philanthropy, Farmer has been a key supporter of the Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative - a 10-year project that's designed to raise educational...

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