One of the perks Sarah Williams receives at work — where she keeps the books for her former husband — is the ability to do her homework. A 2011 graduate of Lord Fairfax Community College (where she was the Outstanding Graduate Award recipient), she is now attending the University of Virginia. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Lord Fairfax Community College adviser Amber Foltz (left) talks with Katherine Coffelt, 19, who plans to attend James Madison University. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Lord Fairfax Community College academic adviser Brittany Stepp (left) talks with student Mary Dyke about continuing her education at a four-year college. Dyke, 50, will graduate from LFCC with an associate’s degree in business in May. She plans to apply to Shenandoah University or Old Dominion University. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Sarah Williams: “LFCC was fabulous. I loved it. It was much more relaxing and not as intimidating. I think it’s a wonderful place to start.” (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
The space is crammed with two desks — an ashtray...