Nehkonte Adams

Navy’s director of Tropical Medicine considers TCC her springboard

Standing by her bedroom window, Nehkonti Adams didn’t know why. Later, the 11-year-old realized it was to avoid getting shot due to the civil unrest...

TCC graduate hopes to pay it forward with a human services degree

Even before the COVID-19 crisis, William Toncray was spending a lot of time at the hospital. As a Child Life department volunteer, Toncray provides...

Stephanie Overfelt

Navy wife fulfills life goal with nursing degree

Fashion model in Milan? Stephanie Overfelt did that as a teen. Bachelor’s in Mandarin Chinese? Accomplished. Snowboard instructor on a mountain? “Park...

Christian McClenney

Performing artist & STEM Promise Scholar bound for Virginia Tech engineering

Christian McClenney grew up belting out Aretha Franklin tunes and starring in Hurrah Players productions. With a sister who sings on cruise ships and...

From the mission field in Lebanon to college grad

Chris Rugh spent his early 20s working with a Christian missionary group in Lebanon, helping Syrian refugees with their basic needs. “That was a very...

Taylor Moneypenny

Respiratory therapy grad ready to be on the frontlines of COVID-19

“Bring it on!” Taylor Moneypenny never imagined starting her career as a respiratory therapist during a pandemic caused by a virus that affects...

Governor’s Medallion recipient en route to ODU for mechanical engineering

When Lauryn Thompson was in middle school, her load included introductory classes in Algebra and Spanish. So it was only natural that at Churchland...

Alumna’s agency providing needed mental health care during COVID-19 crisis

Alumna Glenda Benion is gearing up to provide even more help to those with mental health needs in Hampton Roads. “The current COVID-19 crisis is certainly...

TCC student named to the All-USA Academic Team and is a New Century Pathway Scholar

Scholarship winner Olivia Brichter has a message for Professor Manisha Trivedi. “I’m sending you a big fat thank you for taking the time, for believing...

respiratory therapy

Respiratory Therapy program prepared TCC alum to be on front lines of COVID-19

Walking into a clinical simulation lab at Tidewater Community College, Justin Seemueller never knew what to expect. The unique possibilities – a child...