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annualreportcover 2019Inside the pages of the SVHEC's 2019 Annual Report, you'll meet the people we served, and get a glimpse of the impact we're having in southern Virginia.


Headshot of Meagan Owen, Coordinator of Learner Engagement & Success

SVHEC's Coordinator of Learner Success & Engagement, Meagan Owen, sees modern schools and the local sales tax option as the key to training Halifax County's future workforce.

Female welding instructor Karen HackneyLike a steel magnolia, Karen Hackney is a study in contrasts. A welding lab technician/instructor at the SVHEC, Hackney is strong, possessing the fortitude necessary to enter a field that is typically a man’s domain.

Group photo of Career Tech Academy students in front of Annin Flagmakers

On October 4, 2019, Career Tech Academy students observed Manufacturing (MFG) Day with a tour of Annin Flagmakers and a career-focused event at CCAM in Prince George, VA.

Upclose photo of an IT trainee's hand punching a network cable.The SVHEC's IT Academy (ITA) is now recruiting for day and evening classes slated to begin January 2020. The enrollment period opens on October 7th and ends on December 18th.

 DCC President Dr. Gill-Powell, SVHEC Executive Director Dr. Adams, and SVCC President Dr. Johnson

It was a day of camaraderie and collaboration as the SVHEC hosted a welcome reception for the region’s new community college presidents.