Antonio Rice

Antonio Rice

Antonio Rice was the guest speaker at the JVG Student Leadership Days which were held in Abingdon on Friday, October 26, and in Richmond on Thursday, November 8.  Antonio is currently the Director of Development with the Salvation Army (TSA) located in Charlottesville.  Prior to the Salvation Army, he was Administrative Faculty in the Department of Information Technology Services, at the University of Virginia. Antonio Rice graduated from the University of Virginia in 1986 with a degree in Sociology.  During his tenure, Antonio was dedicated to academics, athletics, and community.  He was the captain of the UVA football team for two years and a four-year starter at the running back position.  After receiving his degree, Antonio played football for the Dallas Cowboys.

Student Election & Competition Results:

Eastern JVG President: Leslie Gayton, Northampton High School

Eastern JVG Vice-President: Wendy Lin, Northampton High School

Eastern Essay Winner: Wendy Lin, Northampton High School









Eastern Resume Winner: Treasure Greene, Academy at Virginia Randolph, Henrico

Western JVG President: Tristan Harris – Russell County Career & Technology Center

Western JVG Vice-President:  Seth Smith – Russell County Career & Technology Center

Western Resume Winner: Garland Goodman, Russell County Career & Technology Center

Western Essay Winner:  Faith Arnold, Virginia High School, Bristol

Many thanks to the following organizations who supported our Business Expo:

  • AT&T – Leap Mobility
  • Bryant & Stratton College
  • Central Texas College, Fort Lee
  • Community College Workforce Alliance
  • Continental Pools
  • ECPI:  
    • Advanced Technology Institute
    • Business/Criminal Justice
    • Culinary Institute of Virginia
    • Health Science and Nursing
  • John Tyler Community College
  • Lincoln Tech
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics
  • McDonald’s
  • ODU/ Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
  • Publix
  • The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing, Inc
  • Tyson Foods
  • Universal Tech Institute
  • US Army
  • US Marine Corp
  • Utility Trailer Mfg. Co
  • VCU-Office of Continuing and Professional Education
  • Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services
  • Virginia Job Corps
  • Virginia Oil and Gas
  • Virginia State Police
  • Virginia Highlands Community College
  • Wells Fargo