Lacey Matthews

Student Journey Assistant

Lacey Matthews is excited to join the VA Ready team. Lacey enjoys working with scholars and helping them get started on the career path which best fits them. As she learns more about the different courses each institution offers, she gains a new sense of joy knowing someone will be pursuing their dreams and she can assist them in the process. Lacey understands research is a huge factor in being successful so she takes pride in learning course descriptions and keeping them updated in various ways.While Lacey did come from humble beginnings she worked hard to prove anyone can be prosperous in life with proper guidance and determination. Lacey is a Ferrum College graduate who has her B.F.A. in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Musical Theatre. During Lacey’s previous experience as a Community Coordinator at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, she realized she would love to earn her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling.

Lacey understands anyone can be connected with a simple smile and friendly phone call! She enjoys communicating with vast groups and loves to keep things organized!