Annual award presented at PDCCC graduation

ASA JohnsonPaul D. Camp Community College Interim President Dr. Bill Aiken, right, presents Asa Johnson with the J. Paul Councill Jr. Community Service Award during the 45th commencement ceremony. Johnson accepted the award, which recognizes leaders who have made significant contributions to PDCCC and the college’s service region, on behalf of Franklin Southampton Charities. The charitable organization provides support for activities seeking to improve the health and quality of life of the people in the service area by awarding grants to nonprofit organizations and providing community leadership. Over the years, Franklin Southampton Charities has supported PDCCC with the following equipment, programs and initiatives:

  • EMT Program
  • LPN Program
  • Reach truck for workforce development
  • Nursing lab simulators
  • Diabetes Expo
  • Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative for high school career coaches
  • Start-up costs for occupational and technical programs