It’s not every day a NRCC alumnus competes in the Olympics. But for Ian Ho, a Blacksburg native and dual citizen of the U.S. and Hong Kong, being in Tokyo for the 2020 games is the next chapter in his story.
When NRCC instructor Jeff Levy was considering what project to have students in his engineering design technology program work on this year, he took a shot in the dark. That phone call turned into a unique educational opportunity for NRCC students in Levy’s class.
Alison Weston, NRCC enrollment management and transfer services coordinator, along with James Pennix (The National Research Center for College & University Admissions, Inc., formerly with Ferrum College) and Rebekah LaPlante (Radford University) were selected as national winners of the 2020 Rising Star Award presented by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).
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