VCU honors student got start at Rappahannock Community College

Dristin Jackson says it was a combination of luck and opportunity that landed him at Rappahannock Community College (RCC).

Not feeling ready to tackle the changes and expense of heading off to a four-year college, he wanted to attend a community college. Jackson’s family moved to Middlesex County after he graduated from high school. RCC’s campus at Glenns provided him the opportunity to begin college, discover what he wanted to do and save money.

Jackson participated in the TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program. SSS serves students who are first-generation college attendees, have a disability or are income eligible. The program helps students successfully navigate….

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