Now a cardiac care nurse, Mandy Larsen ’19 said the lessons she learned at Lynchburg have been invaluable — from professional decorum rules all the way to researching termites with her professor.
To Emily Horton ’18, math is a creative subject. She followed her interests with a research internship, went on to get her master’s, and now works as a statistician for the federal government.
Dr. Mike Robinson teaches communications classes with plenty of punch! As an avid comic book and superhero fan, he applies his passion in courses about media, audiences, and culture.
The skills and relationships Janell Daniels ’20 MEd took away from Lynchburg helped prepare her for a turbulent time during the COVID-19 pandemic as a school counselor.
Now pursuing a PhD in neuroscience at Virginia Tech, Mary King ’20 credited her Lynchburg psychology professors’ investment in her success and exposure to research and new opportunities in empowering her educational journey.
Anna Wehr ’17 soared as a theatre major at Lynchburg, writing and putting on a musical for her thesis project, working as managing director of the Virginia Theatre Association, then pursuing her master’s degree at Virginia Tech.
Daniel Paige Toney ’11 found his calling at Lynchburg — switching gears from biomedical science to graphic design after encouragement from a professor — and took off on a design career that’s landed him on the pages of Vogue magazine.
Having carved out a space on Lynchburg’s campus in advocating for students with intellectual disabilities, Laurence Walker ’24 has big plans to help others realize their full potential.
Taking one of Kelly Jacobson’s English classes means catching her contagious love and energy for writing. An award-winning novelist and teacher, her lessons center on conversations and ideas.
The combination of challenges and support at Lynchburg’s athletic training program led Michael Phifer ’22 MSAT along multiple clinical rotations in the area and culminated in him becoming Nelson County High School’s head athletic trainer.