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Success Stories

John Schoeb


“My career keeps climbing. I continue to grow and mature from the foundation I had built at New Community. This year alone I have traveled literally around the world and traveled almost 100,000 miles in the air.”

Current Occupation: Manager of Quality, Six Sigma Black Belt, ALSTOM

Education: Richard Bland College, 1991 / Virginia Commonwealth University, 1994

sara hudgin - alumni of the new community school

Sara Hudgins


“I helped set up a reading program at a school in Washington, D.C. I modeled [this program] from my experience at TNCS.”

Current Occupation: Special Education (MAT)

Education: Guilford College, 2002 (Undergraduate); George Washington University, 2008 (Graduate)

joe enroughty - alumni of the new community school

Joe Enroughty


“I am doing exactly what I dreamed of doing when I was a kid. It's so much fun.”

Current Occupation: Director/Leader, Joe Enroughty and His Royal Virginians

Education: Virginia Commonwealth University, ongoing

maggie smith - alumni of the new community school

Maggie Smith


“As a student I appreciated TNCS for making learning less frustrating. As an adult, I am thankful for all the tools I received that allow me to be who I am. ”

Current Occupation: Artist, CodeVA

Education: Brenau University

amanda yeargan monroe - alumni of the new community school

Amanda Yeargan Monroe


“Remember, 'It's not how good you are, it's how good you want to be.' - Paul Arden”

Current Occupation: Special Education Teaching Assistant, Chesterfield County Public Schools / Holiday Inn Koger Center (part time)

Education: Davis & Elkins College, 2002

laura harler lahr -alumni of the new community school

Lara Harler Lahr


“My professor was so impressed with my 43 page paper...I was just doing what I loved...identify what [you] are passionate about and follow after that!”

Current Occupation: Visiting Nurse (RN), Stork Watch

Education: West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 2011