I could not have done this without all of the amazing and encouraging teachers and mentors from Virginia Peninsula.
Virginia Peninsula Community College's Jasmane Ormond was selected to receive a $5,000 STEM Takes Flight in the Community College Scholarship by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC). The science major was one of 15 students chosen from a pool of more than 200 Virginia community college candidates.
"I am grateful that all my hard work is starting to pay off. My goals are coming to life. I could not have done this without all of the amazing and encouraging teachers and mentors from Virginia Peninsula," said Ormond.
Looking to improve her life, Ormond enrolled at Virginia Peninsula in 2013 having completed high school seven years earlier. Her decision to pursue higher education is yielding great returns. She was elected president of the Student Government Association for 2015-2016 and qualified to co-enroll at William & Mary, where she began classes in fall 2014-2015.
The active International Club member is poised to complete her studies at Virginia Peninsula in 2016.