Evella Hutcheson

Evella Watkins Hutcheson was born in Mecklenburg County VA and attended college at Virginia Union University where she received dual degrees in biology and chemistry. Ms. Hutcheson went on to obtain her master’s degree in Science Education from Virginia State University. Ms. Hutcheson taught high school science classes in Granville County and Halifax County for…

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Joan Bowers

Joan Pointer Bowers is a native of Halifax County, Virginia. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BS in Education, and then from Longwood University with an MS in Education. She also has an Educational Specialist from the University of Virginia. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Inc., NAACP, Community Meals Coop,…

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Betty Adams

A South Boston, Virginia native, Dr. Betty H. Adams is the Executive Director of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC). The SVHEC advances the economic potential of southern Virginia by providing access to comprehensive, high-demand college degree and job training opportunities through unique partnerships and alliances. With an annual unduplicated headcount of more than…

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