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Academy Award nominee Mary Badham to appear at NOVA-Manassas

Former child actress Mary Badham, who played Jean Louise “Scout” Finch in the 1962 movie “To Kill a Mockingbird,” will discuss the film at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Badham was nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of Scout, her first acting role. At the time she was the youngest person to be nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category.

Badham was invited to the campus as part of the “Reading Across the Curriculum” program which is featuring Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “To Kill a Mockingbird”.

The discussion in Colgan Theater is free and open to the public. The campus is located at 6901 Sudley Road. To learn more, contact Marya Johnson at mhjohnson@nvcc.edu or 703-530-8243.

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.