DCCC Global Logistics Technology Student Awarded NC League of Transportation and Logistics Scholarship
Dec. 2, 2013 – Davidson County Community College Global Logistics Technology student Jeffrey Holmes of Welcome is the recipient of a $1,500 North Carolina League of Transportation and Logistics scholarship. The Steve Palmer NCLTL Lifetime Achievement Scholarship was presented to Holmes at the league’s recent fall conference in Greensboro.
“Jeffrey is a stellar student who cares about his career progression and his fellow classmates,” says Rodney Reece, faculty, Logistics Management at DCCC. “It’s an immense honor that one of DCCC’s students was recognized for his diligent hard work in the global logistics curriculum.”
Holmes, a Sanford native, worked in law enforcement for more than 12 years before deciding to make a career change. He entered the Global Logistics Technology program in the spring of 2013 and plans to graduate in May 2014 with a certificate and diploma. He has previously earned degrees from Central Carolina Community College and Campbell University.
“I’m thrilled to receive this scholarship. It will definitely help me complete the program and move forward with my new career,” Holmes says. “I’m thankful for the opportunities education has afforded me.”
Holmes adds he plans to work in the logistics field in the area of transportation security.
The North Carolina League of Transportation and Logistics serves as a vehicle to organize shippers and receivers of freight in order to network, take common action, stimulate public interest and promote the well-being of the transportation infrastructure. Proceeds from the league’s annual golf tournament funds scholarships for deserving college students seeking degrees in logistics and transportation.
*Editor’s note: Pictured, from left to right, are Rodney Reece, Logistics Management faculty at DCCC, scholarship recipient Jeffrey Holmes and his wife, Allison Holmes.
Founded in 1963, Davidson County Community College is noted for its quality educational programs and services. As one of 58 institutions within the North Carolina Community College System, DCCC offers studies in more than 50 degree programs. A fully-accredited, multi-campus college, DCCC celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. It is committed to developing minds, inspiring imaginations, and preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment. Visit Davidson County Community College on the Web at davidsonccc.edu.