Felicia Freeman, a 2009 graduate of Lord Botetourt High School and previous member of the LBHS dance team, is a student at Virginia Western Community College, majoring in science. Before attending VWCC, Felicia was a recipient of the 2009 Alliance for Excellence Award.
On Thursday, February 24, Felicia attended the Virginia Western Annual Leadership Breakfast honoring scholarship recipients.
In her time at VWCC, Felicia has been an active and passionate member of the VWCC community. Since being selected in her first year at VWCC to serve as an Ambassador for Virginia Western, Felicia continues to give tours, promote the college and aid in activities around campus.
Felicia has been featured in several VWCC advertising campaigns, including a television commercial (“Where’s Your There?”), a billboard, a promotional video, various folders and flyers, and a full page advertisement for VWCC, which was placed in the 35th Anniversary issue of The Roanoker.
She received several scholarships, including the first Afrian American Norfolk and Western Heritage Group Scholarship, and scholarships from the Lucy Addison Class of 1955 and the Rakes Group, Inc.
An active participant in extracurricular activities, Felicia participated of the 2009-2010 Student Leadership Conferences and the 2009 Black Student Leadership Conference, where she introduced the keynote speaker, Jeff May. She is currently a member of the Virginia Western Gospel Choir.
Felicia is also a faithful and active member of Miracle Chapel United Holy Church. She serves as Vice President of the Young People’s Holiness Association (YPHA) in the District.
Felicia has volunteered her time for Northwest Child Development Center, Henry Street Festival, Peach Festival, The Boys and Girls Club, and the Taubman Museum’s recent “Souper Bowl.”
After completing her studies at VWCC, Felicia plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University to study Mass Communication and Advertising.
In her leisure time, she enjoys cooking, art and playing the piano. Her family includes parents Marvin and Deborah Freeman, brothers Morgan and Derrick, and grandmother Barbara Brown.