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NOVA students visit the General Assembly

February 3, 2011

A delegation of students and administrators from the Manassas and Woodbridge campuses of Northern Virginia Community College traveled to Richmond on Jan. 25 to discuss higher education issues with elected officials. The delegation met with senators George L. Barker, Charles J. Colgan and Toddy Puller, and delegates Richard L. Anderson, Timothy D. Hugo, L. Scott Lingamfelter, Robert G. Marshall, Jackson H. Miller and Luke E. Torian.

NOVA-Manassas students Brittany Knight (left), Brittney Shearer, Alex Morgan, Mursal Hossein and Byron Foong met with Sen. Charles J. Colgan in his Richmond office.

NOVA-Manassas students Brittany Shearer (left), Brittney Knight, Alex Morgan, Mursal Hossein and Byron Foong met with Sen. Charles J. Colgan in his Richmond office.

NOVA-Manassas students Alex Morgan (left), Mursal Hossein, Brittany Knight, Byron Foong and Brittney Shearer discussed issues that affect college students with Del. Robert G. Marshall.

NOVA-Manassas students Alex Morgan (left), Mursal Hossein, Brittany Shearer, Byron Foong and Brittney Knight discussed issues that affect college students with Del. Robert G. Marshall.

Del. L. Scott Lingamfelter welcomed Northern Virginia Community College students to his Richmond office on Jan. 25. The students represent NOVA’s Manassas and Woodbridge campuses.

Del. L. Scott Lingamfelter welcomed Northern Virginia Community College students to his Richmond office on Jan. 25. The students represent NOVA’s Manassas and Woodbridge campuses. (from left) Felicia Ney (partially hidden), Judith Theissen, Sadia Bashiruddin, Stefan Reed, Anum Hussain, Byron Foong, Cynthia Lorenzo, Heather Kirkpatrick, Brittany Shearer, Mursal Hossein, Del. L. Scott Lingamfelter, Brittney Knight, Alex Morgan, Nyeem Braxton and James Farmer.

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