Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Patrick Henry Community College coach Kenny Wade

The new school year has brought heartbreaking news on two VCCS campuses with the loss of beloved basketball coaches in automobile accidents.

Patrick Henry Community College coach Kenny Wade died in an accident September 5th in Franklin County. Wade was 45. PHCC and the PHCC foundation have set up a memorial scholarship to honor coach Wade.

Thomas Nelson Community College coach Armand Brown died in a crash in Newport News Sept. 15th.

Thomas Nelson Community College coach Armand Brown (far right).

A vigil was held at TNCC in memory of coach Brown Monday evening, on what would have been his 40th birthday. Brown’s memorial service is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m. at the Cornerstone Worship Center in Hampton.

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Jim Babb

Jim Babb works for Virginia's Community Colleges in the Office of Strategic Communications.

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    Chad Ansel Smith

    Thank you for writing this story about two committed men who were a part of the process of their institution’s athletic program. Recommend consideration that someone from the system office attend the game that PHCC and TNCC will be playing on the weekend of November 10-11, 2018.

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