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Hundreds of high school students came to Laurel Ridge Community College’s Fauquier campus Tuesday night for the return of College Night after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic.

Students from high schools in Fauquier County, Rappahannock County and beyond were able to meet with representatives from more than 75 colleges and universities in Virginia and across the country — including Laurel Ridge, of course — to learn more about their programs. , admission requirements, financial aid, scholarships and more.

“This is an exciting time in the lives of high school students, a time when they wonder what their next chapter will look like,” said Dr. Caroline Wood, associate vice president of student services and academic support at Laurel Ridge. “We are delighted to be a key resource in their planning and are proud to be the college of choice for so many who are attending this event.”

College Night is sponsored by the Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and Laurel Ridge has been a part of it for over a decade.

Colleges and programs represented included Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing, Bridgewater College, Coastal Carolina University, Concord University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida Institute of Technology, George Mason University, Hollins University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Johnson & Wales University, Mount St. Mary’s University, Ohio University, Regent University, Roanoke College, Seton University, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, University of Kentucky, University of Virginia, Virginia State University, and Virginia Tech.

“It was great to have this event back on campus,” said Chris Lambert, Laurel Ridge Student Life and Engagement Coordinator. “Our four-year-old partners are always eager and excited to sign up for this event. Not only were we able to invite potential future students back to our campus, but we were also able to show off our new STEM and health professions building, Hazel Hall.

College Night is part of a six- to eight-week college transfer tour. It was on the Middletown campus on Wednesday afternoon and in the Apple Blossom mall on Wednesday evening.