Donna Baird grew up in Lawrenceville, Virginia and graduated from Brunswick Senior High School. She earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences from Southside Virginia Community College.
Donna maintained full-time employment while a student at SVCC and, after completing her degree, was a small business owner. She currently is employed by Citizens Community Bank, where she is a Loan Processor Specialist. Her future goal is to become a loan officer.
She advises current and potential SVCC students, "
Take it seriously. This is not high school. For some, this is your first foray into adulthood, so study hard, enjoy the experience but most of all become a success story!!"