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The 2014-2015 Leadership Washington County class held their graduation luncheon at the Jubilee House Retreat Center in Abingdon on Thursday, April 30.  Jamea Blevins welcomed the graduates and thanked them for their participation in the class. Phillip McCall, Chair of the Board of Supervisors, spoke to the group.  

 


 

 

Education

Colleges

Washington County is home to Emory & Henry College located in Emory, VA and home to Virginia Highlands Community College located in Abingdon, VA.  The Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center features videoconferencing, meeting facilities for business, and 72 degree programs offered through eight Virginia Colleges and universities.The list of participating colleges and universities is provided below.

Emory and Henry College, Emory   www.ehc.edu
Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon   www.vhcc.edu

 

Public schools

School Guide information  www.wcs.k12.va.us  
Abingdon High School, Abingdon
Holston High School, Damascus
John S. Battle High School, Bristol
Patrick Henry High School, Glade Spring

 

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center (SWVHEC)   www.swcenter.edu

Participating Academic Institutions

■Old Dominion University
■Radford University
■University of Virginia
■University of Virginia's College at Wise
■Virginia Commonwealth University
■Virginia Highlands Community College
■Virginia Intermont College
■Virginia Tech