Paula Perez

Danville Community College student Paula Perez (second from right) was nominated to the Phi Theta Kappa 2019 All-Virginia Academic Team this year. She represented the college at the awards luncheon this spring and was recognized at that time by the Virginia Community College System. Perez completed DCC’s career studies certificate program in early childhood development last fall and is expected to earn an associate of applied science degree in early childhood education this summer. She plans to transfer to Averett University this fall and wants to teach preschool at Westover Christian Academy. Also pictured are (from left) DCC assistant professor of sociology and Phi Theta Kappa advisor Vickie Holland Taylor, DCC interim president Betty Jo Foster and DCC director of early childhood education Traci Daniel.