Hales Recognized by VCCA

Ms. HalesChristie Hales, Public Relations Director at Southside Virginia Community College, received a 2016 Excellence in Communications Award from the Virginia Community Colleges Association. 

Hales won a second place award for writing in the category of Feature Story.  The article was "SVCC Student Now Familiar Face on Georgia TV," about Benjamin Billmyer, an SVCC graduate, who landed a job  as Multimedia Journalist with a television station in Georgia. 

Hales lives in Lawrenceville and received a B.A. degree in Journalism from the University of Richmond.  She has worked in PR at SVCC for 27 years.