DCCC Students Awarded with Continuing Education Scholarships

May 28, 2013 – Ten students from Davidson County Community College were recently honored with scholarships from the Continuing Education Scholarship Program, presented by the State Employee’s Credit Union Foundation.

The new scholarship, created in 2012, helps remove financial barriers for students seeking to gain or upgrade job-related skills. Annually, the program provides a total of 580 scholarships – 10 scholarships at $750 each to all 58 community colleges.

Students who were awarded scholarships, and their areas of study, include:

·         Janet Bailey, of Denton, CNC machining

·         Barbara Fuller, of Salisbury, computer networking

·         Mauda Herring, of Linwood, CNC machining

·         Michael Lemon, of Lexington, computer networking

·         Bill Lequire, of Thomasville, CNC machining

·         Oscar Mendoza, of Lexington, CNC machining

·         Cameron Morgan, of Denton, CNC machining

·         Son Nguyen, of High Point, computer networking

·         Floyd Tester, of Lexington, CNC machining

·         Chris Wright, of Lexington, information security

“These scholarship funds will help ease the financial burden for students completing continuing education courses by assisting with registration fees, books, certification fees and other course supplies,” says Amanda Everhart, HRD coordinator and NC Back-to-Work Success manager at DCCC. “It’s a remarkable scholarship program that assists our students in achieving their goals.”

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.