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Residents among PVCC graduates

Two residents from the Heart of Virginia are among more than 800 graduates who received degrees and certificates at Piedmont Virginia Community College’s 44th annual commencement May 12.

“Tyger Anderson, of Dillwyn, was awarded an associate of applied science degree in nursing. A 2001 graduate of Buckingham County High School, she is the daughter of Andreia P. Hill-Smith, of Dillwyn,” officials said in the press release.

The release cited that she is employed with Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge and the University of Virginia.

“Cory Houtz, magna cum laude, was awarded an associate of applied science degree in information systems technology,” officials said in the release. “A 2013 graduate of Buckingham County High School, he is the son of Glenda Houtz, of Farmville.”