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RCC recognized for its work in student voter engagement

Rappahannock Community College was one of several academic institutions recently recognized at the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge third biennial awards ceremony.

The ceremony honored select higher education institutions, educators, and students for their extraordinary work in student voter engagement during the 2020 presidential election.

RCC received several awards in the category for two-year institutions in Virginia: Highest Voter Registration, Highest Voter Turnout, and the Most Improved Voter Turnout for nonpartisan student voter participation efforts in the State Challenges. The awards were presented during the Campus Voting Challenge Awards Ceremony for State Challenges as part of the Virginia Campus Voting Challenge.

There are currently 19 states participating in the ALL IN State Voting challenges, encompassing more than 426 institutions enrolling 4.3 million students.

The 2020 election cycle saw unprecedented voter registration and turnout among college student...

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