WARSAW—Hundreds of friends, family, Rappahannock Community College employees and community members gathered recently at the Warsaw campus for a barbecue to honor Dr. Elizabeth “Sissy” Crowther as she ends her tenure as RCC’s president.
Crowther passes the baton to Dr. Shannon L. Kennedy, who became RCC’s fourth president on July 1.
As a slideshow played in the background, guests enjoyed a casual atmosphere with Crowther. They relayed stories about her accomplishments, intellect and vision for the college and remarked on her down-to-earth personality and varied interests. Helen Murphy, a member of the founding RCC local board, said, “We’ve seen the college grow under the leadership of Sissy. It has been amazing. Now, I want to go sailing with her!”
Shirley Moore-Johnson, a longtime RCC employee said she will definitely miss Crowther’s leadership and…