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Using The Force to Succeed

Do or do not… there is no try. Jamal Crowelle …E…H …10… says his former E…H theatre teacher gave him and his classmates a great lesson. …Dr. Biliana Stoytcheva
Jamal Crowelle (E&H '10) is using great advice from E&H mentors to move himself forward in his career in entertainment. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2016/10/using-force-succeed/

Kadie Britt Is Making Big Strides with A Tiny Bug

When Kadie Britt …E…H …13… tells people she…s studying entomology… she gets mixed reactions. …I know they think I…m at home alone playing with cockroaches… but I promise I
Kadie Britt (E&H '13) is making entomology the coolest thing on six feet. Read more to learn about the work she's doing with the problematic kudzu bug. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2016/09/kadie-britt-eh-13/

Virginia Becomes First State to Functionally End Homelessness for Veterans

  A recent headline made an amazing announcement… Virginia has become the first state in the nation to functionally end homelessness for Ve…terans. This news is not only great news for homeless Virginia vets
Pam Kestner (E&H '83) has been quietly leading as the Governor's Coordinating Council on Homelessness has made history. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2016/09/virginia-becomes-first-state-functionally-end-homelessness-vets/

On Stage with Victor Trussell ('13)

Victor Trussell …E…H …13… starting acting on a whim … and now he…s acting professionally. Victor says he started acting his freshman year of high school… enjoyed it so much he majored in theatre at Emory
Victor Trussell starting acting on a whim. Now, it's his life. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2016/03/stage-victor-trussell-13/

Strutner Named the 2016 Advocate of the Year By Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

Stephanie Strutner …'02… has been named the 2016 Advocate of the Year by Community Anti…Drug Coalitions of America …CADCA… the nation…s leading substance abuse prevention organization representing over 5
Stephanie Strutner ('02) has been named the 2016 Advocate of the Year by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization representing over 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions across the coun… http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2016/02/strutner-named-2016-advocate-year-community-anti-drug-coalitions-america/

Sawyers: Federal Prosecutor Serving Most Vulnerable

Some of the proudest moments in Brooklyn Sawyers… career are standing at the lectern in the United States District Court and announcing she… is there on behalf of her client
Some of the proudest moments in Brooklyn Sawyers’ career are standing at the lectern in the United States District Court and announcing she is there on behalf of her client, the United States of America. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2016/01/sawyers-federal-prosecutor-serving-most-vulnerable/

Scott: Emmy Award Winning Photojournalist

An Emory … Henry graduate who humbly describes himself as a …county boy from Lynchburg… Virginia… Eric Scott said his college experience gave him the opportunity to transition into adulth
An Emory & Henry graduate who humbly describes himself as a “county boy from Lynchburg, Virginia,” Eric Scott said his college experience gave him the opportunity to transition into adulthood and into a career that’s given him many rewards. Scott, a 1988 … http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/11/scott-emmy-award-winning-photojournalist/

Will Coleman: Playwright, Director, Theatre Company Owner

It…s no wonder that the student who was so heavily involved in theatre while at Emory … Henry is doing big and bold things as a graduate. Will Coleman
Will Coleman, a playwright and director based in Chicago, has started his own theatre company in Chicago, appropriately naming it Wheelhouse Theatre, which is in the midst of its first production, “Hoist.” http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/11/will-coleman-playwright-director-theatre-company-owner/

Ben Smith: Building Business Success

He taught himself to play the harmonica. He…s a connoisseur of English literature… and he appreciates the artistic side of construction. You could say Ben Smith is a versat
He taught himself to play the harmonica. He’s a connoisseur of English literature, and he appreciates the artistic side of construction. You could say Ben Smith is a versatile kind of guy. The 2004 graduate is president of Smith & Leidig Living Spaces, an… http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/11/ben-smith-building-business-success/

Fishburne Writes Screenplay for ABC TV Drama

Emory … Henry alumnus Rodes Fishburne was recently interviewed by Kai Ryssdal… host of Marketplace… a widely heard program dealing with business and the economy. Fishburne discussed his s
Emory & Henry alumnus Rodes Fishburne was recently interviewed by Kai Ryssdal, host of Marketplace, a widely heard program dealing with business and the economy. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/11/fishburne-writes-screenplay-abc-tv-drama/

Henri Fitzgerald: Success Inspired by Service

While most of his classmates were adjusting to being away from home… Emory … Henry alumnus Henri Fitzgerald was juggling a college education and raising a family.
While most of his classmates were adjusting to being away from home, Emory & Henry alumnus Henri Fitzgerald was juggling a college education and raising a family. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/11/henri-fitzgerald-success-inspired-service/

Van Tran: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

You could say Van Tran got the most out of her college experience. Tran graduated cum …laude from Emory … Henry College in 2005.  She was a Bonner Scholar for three years. And she received the ou
You could say Van Tran got the most out of her college experience. Tran graduated cum laude from Emory & Henry College in 2005. She was a Bonner Scholar for three years. And she received the outstanding senior scholarship at graduation. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/11/van-tran-clinical-pharmacy-specialist/

Hai Yan Chen: Working with Honors Students

Alumna Hai Yan Chen returned to Emory … Henry College last year to work in the Honors Program… the same organization she participated in while a student at the College.
Alumna Hai Yan Chen returned to Emory & Henry College last year to work in the Honors Program, the same organization she participated in while a student at the College. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/11/hai-yan-chen-working-honors-students/

Devin Altizer: Award-winning Actor

Devin Altizer… who signed a contract for one of his first acting jobs before he graduated from Emory … Henry last year… recently received an Ostrander Award for Leading Actor in a Drama. The awards ceremony
Devin Altizer, who signed a contract for one of his first acting jobs before he graduated from Emory & Henry last year, recently received an Ostrander Award for Leading Actor in a Drama. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/09/devin-altizer-award-winning-actor/

Cristin Colvin: Finding Much to Sing About

Cristin Colvin… a vocal and piano major… says she…s in the …young artist… phase of her life …gaining performance experience wherever she can in summer opera festivals and small compan
Cristin Colvin, a vocal and piano major, says she’s in the “young artist" phase of her life ---gaining performance experience wherever she can in summer opera festivals and small companies. She also performs jazz on the side for fun, and in the next few m… http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/09/cristin-colvin-finding-much-sing-about/

Laken Brooks: Raising Awareness

Laken Brooks has witnessed the positive impact of an annual campaign at Emory … Henry that seeks to raise regional awareness about dating and domestic violence. The c
Laken Brooks has witnessed the positive impact of an annual campaign at Emory & Henry that seeks to raise regional awareness about dating and domestic violence. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/08/laken-brooks-raising-awareness/

Taequan Kates: Legal Lessons

Summer breaks are meant to be exactly that… a break from the stress and hard work of the academic year. However… rising Emory … Henry College senior Taequan Kates has a tough time slowing down. Kates who grew up in
Summer breaks are meant to be exactly that: a break from the stress and hard work of the academic year. However, rising Emory & Henry College senior Taequan Kates has a tough time slowing down. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/08/taequan-kates-legal-lessons/

Katie Beth Bordwine: Big Year

As the summer break sun starts its descent… Emory … Henry College rising senior Katie Beth Bordwine sits 300 miles away from her Saltville… Va. home reflecting on the past 12 months and the places she has been. Bordwine has ju
As the summer break sun starts its descent, Emory & Henry College rising senior Katie Beth Bordwine sits 300 miles away from her Saltville, Va. home reflecting on the past 12 months and the places she has been. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/07/big-year-bordwine/

Jason Jones: Giving Hope

In a school district where the failure rate is very high and the pass rate is very low… Jason Jones is making a difference. The 2012 Emory … Henry graduate is giving hope every day to at
The 2012 Emory & Henry graduate is giving hope every day to at-risk children in San Antonio, Texas, hundreds of miles from his hometown in Greeneville, Tenn., where he teaches K-5 music during the day and, after school, directs the choir and orchestra, te… http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/07/jason-jones-giving-hope/

Sharp Gets Special Look at Public Service

Rachael Sharp of Williamsburg… Va. is getting an inside view of how public policy takes shape in her home state after be…ing selected for a prestigious fellowship this summer. The Emory
Rachael Sharp of Williamsburg, Va. is getting an inside view of how public policy takes shape in her home state after being selected for a prestigious fellowship this summer. http://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2015/07/sharp-gets-special-look-public-service/

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