Community college students are best and brightest

Jacob NealJacob Neal, honored last week as part of the USA Today First USA Team and also the “New Century Scholar” for Virginia, will be leading a group of Virginia’s best and brightest community colleges students tomorrow when they are all honored at the Omni in Richmond.

Fifty-one two-year students in all are part of the Virginia team, and on Wednesday, the top “10” will be named as the “First Virginia Team.”  Jacob automatically earns a place at the head of the First Virginia team by being named the top-ranked community college scholar in Virginia.

If you want to be overwhelmed, just read through the achievements of this year’s group of award winning students.

Piedmont Virginia Community College has had four national team members in the past nine years.


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