Valerie Richard, BS
Director of Financial Aid


Ms. Richard has worked in the Financial Aid office at Cabarrus College since 1998. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Appalachian State University. Prior to working in financial aid, Valerie worked in mortgage banking.

She enjoys kayaking and hiking with her family.


Robin Robinson
Financial Aid Specialist


Ms. Robinson joined the Cabarrus College team in 2003. Since then she has worked closely with students and their families to educate and guide them through the Financial Aid process. During this process she assists students with the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is a key component in helping the student to meet their educational and financial goals.

When away from the College, Ms. Robinson loves spending time with her family. She also enjoys volunteering at her church, and the Healthy for Life program at her daughter's school.


Dawn Barbee
Student Account Specialist


Involved in account receivables since 1995, Ms. Barbee most recently worked at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast as a Patient Account Representative before transferring to the College from Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2006 to become the Student Account Specialist. Currently she is attending school to obtain her degree in Business Administration.

In her free time, Ms. Barbee likes to spend time with her family and volunteer at her church as the drama and puppet team director. Since 1993, she continues to use her skill of American Sign Language to assist Handprints Ministries within the deaf community.