Giles County, VA- Over the next few weeks, as we continue to highlight a few of the 2021 ACCE students, we hope you’ve taken a look at all our student posts on the website. ACCE stands for Access to Community College Education and is a program designed to provide tuition scholarships to New River Community College to Giles County graduates. The Muddy ACCE Race is a primary fundraiser to support the program. Here we have Aiden Morgan, a recent graduate from Narrows High School. All ACCE students have volunteer hour requirements as part of their successful enrollment in the program. In his volunteer time with Giles County Aiden has been stocking and delivering Visitor Guides and trail maps to area businesses and attractions. All ACCE students have also helped prepare for the Muddy ACCE Race.
Q: Please tell us a little bit about yourself. A: I am Aiden Morgan, and I was a 2021 graduate of Narrows High School. I will be attending New River Community College this fall, pursuing a degree in engineering design technology.
Q: How did you participate in the ACCE Program? A: I am a student in the ACCE Program.
Q: Why did you get involved with the Access to Community College Education program? A: I got involved with the ACCE program because it helped me significantly at a financial standpoint to go to college.
Q: What is the one thing you’ll take away from the ACCE program or MAR event? A: I will take away from this program that working hard pays off in the long run.
Q: If you could share a sentiment to those considering the program, perhaps as a student- what would you tell them? A: I would tell them that it would be a great idea! The ACCE program is a great way to go to college and save money at the same time.
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