Classes are representative of  a broad spectrum of Virginia's geography and people.

2012 Inaugural Class of the Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results (VALOR) Program. Back (left to right); Benjamin Grove, Matthew Hickey, Andrew Smith, C. J. Isbell, Hunter Richardson, Roger Elkins; front (left to right); James Hilleary, Dana Fisher, Teresa Lindberg, Ian Heatwole, Ken Ryan.

Inaugural Class 2012

Inaugural Class

Roger Elkins
Jonesville, Virginia

Benjamin Grove
Blacksburg, Virginia

Matthew Hickey
Staunton, Virginia

Teresa Lindberg
Staunton, Virginia

Kenna Ryan
Edinburg, Virginia

Dana Fisher
New Market, Virginia

Ian Heatwole
Weyers Cave, Virginia

CJ Isbell
Rockville, Virginia

Hunter Richardson
Shacklefords, Virginia

Andrew Smith
Beaverdam, Virginia

VALOR Class II - 2014 back (left to right) Basil Gooden, Kevin Beamer, Cliff Williamson, Joe Wilkerson, Adam Shiflett. middle (left to right) James Faison, Timothy Durham, Albert Reid, Marilyn Adams, Shelley Barlow, Josh Stephens. front (left to right) Megan Seibel, Director, Lauren Arbogast, Jennifer Leech

VALOR Class II 2014

Class II

Marilyn Adams
Purcellville, Virginia

Lauren Arbogast
Lacey Spring, Virginia

Shelley Barlow
Chuckatuck, Virginia

Timothy Durham
Ferrum, Virginia

M. James Faison
Hopewell, Virginia

Basil Gooden
Henrico, Virginia

Jennifer Leech
Lexington, Virginia

Albert Reid
Petersburg, Virginia

Adam Shiflett
Harrisonburg, Virginia

Josh Stephens
Quicksburg, Virginia

Joe Wilkerson
South Boston, Virginia

Cliff Williamson
Culpeper, Virginia