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Spotlight: Jordi Ruiz-Jacinto

Apprenticeship Cleveland is a combination of on-the-job training and practical classroom instruction that prepares participants for high-skilled careers with local industry partners. Jordi Ruiz-Jacinto, an employee at STI Kings Plush in Kings Mountain, participated in the Apprenticeship Cleveland program at CCC. He graduated with his Facility Maintenance diploma, received a certificate of completion from the North […]

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Spotlight: Culinary Programs

Artists use many mediums to display their creativity. Chef Jeannette Sun is an artist with food. Using a plate for a canvas, she creates edible masterpieces. “If you have the knowledge and imagination, you can combine ingredients to make the dish more palatable or beautiful to the eyes.” Sun says working with food is “in […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Justin Roper

Justin Roper is a Cleveland County native, born and raised in Boiling Springs. He attended Crest High School and graduated Cleveland Community College with a degree in broadcasting. During his time as a broadcasting student, Roper worked as senior editor and producer at Cleveland Headline News. Soon, he realized that to further his career in […]

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Student Spotlight: Hannah Martin

Hannah Martin, Broadcasting and Production Technology student knows the value of good communication skills. Through the Broadcasting and Production Technology program she is learning to communicate in a variety of ways. “The Broadcasting program has taught me a ton of skills, including public speaking, connecting with people, video editing, and even how to produce something,” […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Kiaunya Crank and Markeela Foster

Kiaunya Crank and Markeela Foster (pictured L-R) have been friends since high school. For the last two years that friendship has helped them through the Medical Assisting program at CCC. After graduating from Crest High School in 2013, Crank and Foster started working as nursing assistants. After a few years, they wanted to do more, […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Torrey Belcher

Torrey Belcher was a 2010 graduate of Kings Mountain High School. He attended CCC before transferring to UNC-Greensboro where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in acting. The talented Belcher acted in several theatrical productions while in college and landed his first professional job in 2013, not long after he enrolled […]

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Mother and Daughter Cross Graduation Stage Together

It’s not every year that you see a mother and daughter graduate together. Ali Henderson and Judy Henderson Dulin did just that at CCC’s Spring commencement ceremony. “Graduating isn’t something I thought I’d ever do, especially beside my mother,” Ali admitted. But she got a second chance and decided to enroll at CCC for a […]

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Student Spotlight: Heather Bailey

Heather Bailey will graduate in May with her Associate in Applied Science degree in Automation Engineering Technology. In a male-dominated career, she’s not someone you would typically see, but Heather is good at what she does! So much so that her Spring internship at IMA Contractors (Industrial, Maintenance, and Automation) may even turn into a […]

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