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DSLCC Local Board Welcomes Nominations for Medallion of Merit Award

Clifton Forge, VA (April 1, 2021) - The Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Local Board is currently accepting nominations for the annual Medallion of Merit Award. Last year, recognized Dr. John Grimes as the 2020 recipient.

The Medallion of Merit was established in 1979 to recognize individuals or organizations that have made a significant contribution to the betterment of life to the world, nation, Commonwealth, region, or DSLCC’s service area.

Since the college is closed to the public due to the COVID19 pandemic, nomination forms are available by emailing Phyllis Bartley at pbartley@dslcc.edu or directly at www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021MoM. The deadline for all nominations is Monday, May 24 by 5:00 pm.

Examples of those who may receive this award include individuals or organizations that have achieved success, assumed leadership, and supported their communities in various ways – all reflecting the purpose of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College.

Past recipients have included Senator Buzz Emick of Fincastle, Elizabeth Scott of Clifton Forge, Mr. & Mrs. Charles Stumpp of Covington, Christine Herter Kendall of Bath County, the City of Lexington, Norman C. Scott of Clifton Forge, Sara Lu Snyder of Alleghany County, Dr. Mary A. Thayer of Botetourt County, Lily M. Albert of Covington, G. Otis Mead of Lexington, Helen Jean Fitzgerald of Covington, Dr. James C. Bradford of Buena Vista, Former Delegate William T. Wilson of Alleghany County, George J. Kostel of Alleghany County, Wilford P. Ramsey of Buena Vista, Adelaide (Bari) Ballou of Clifton Forge, Bernice Ford of Clifton Forge, G.C. Thompson, Jr. of Botetourt County, Hugh S. Gwin of Bath County, DeWitt S. Worrell of Lexington (posthumously), George R. Goode, Sr. of Clifton Forge, Kathryn C. Buhrman of Botetourt County, Harry A. Walton, Jr. of Alleghany County, Nadine Paxton Rankin of Botetourt County, Donnie Wheatley of Alleghany County, Helen A. Kostel of Alleghany County, Ruth Middleton of Covington, Jack A. Hammond of Alleghany County, Harold F. Kidd of Buena Vista, Betty Carpenter of Covington, Charlotte Martin of Covington, Linda Law Krantz of Rockbridge County, Joseph H. Carpenter, III of Alleghany County, Irma Blake Thompson of Buena Vista, Eddie Graham of Clifton Forge, and John Grimes of Clifton Forge.

For more information, please contact the President’s Office at DSLCC at (540) 863-2824.

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