New Names for Community Colleges

(Richmond)- Three community colleges have been given approval to their name change proposals. Lord Fairfax Community College has been changed to Laurel Ridge Community College. John Tyler Community College will be known as Brightpoint Community College. Meanwhile, Patrick Henry Community College has a minor name change to Patrick-and-Henry Community College. The Virginia State Board for Community Colleges recently asked local college advisory boards to look over school names in regards to racial ties.