WCC Career Coaches



WCC career coaches work with area high schools to help students transition from high school to college.  In addition, WCC counselors and TRIO program staff visit high schools to assist students with staying in school and to keep them informed about WCC programs.

Career Coach Contact List

Bridget Preston, WCC Career Coach
Rural Retreat High School
321 East Buck Street
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
276-686-4143 (school)

Marion Senior High School
848 Stage Street
Marion, Virginia 24354
276-783-4731 (school)



Bridget Preston

Heather Cole, WCC Career Coach
Grayson County High School
110 Blue Devil Drive
Independence, Virginia 24348
276-773-2131 (school)

Galax High School
100 Maroon Tide Drive
Galax, Virginia 24333
276-236-2991 (school)


Heather Cole

Ryan Byrd, WCC Career Coach
Bland County High School
P.O. Box 9
Rocky Gap, VA  24366
276-928-1100 (school)

Fort Chiswell High School
#1 Pioneer Trail
Max Meadows, Virginia 24360
276-637-3437 (school)


Ryan Byrd

Sarah Hudgins, WCC Career Coach
George Wythe High School & Wythe County Career & Technical Center

1 Maroon Way
Wytheville, Virginia 24382
276-228-3157 (school)