TRIO Talent Search hosted a Senior Signing Event on Monday, May 2 at Cleveland Community College. The main objective of the TRIO program is to help first-generation college students in Cleveland County enroll in postsecondary education. Seniors were invited to a cord ceremony and celebration of their many accomplishments.
TRIO Seniors have impressed everyone by enrolling and receiving scholarships at some of the top schools in the region including UNC Chapel Hill, Wingate, Gardner-Webb, NC A&T, Cleveland CC, Louisiana State, Johnson C Smith, NC State, UNC Greensboro, Central Piedmont CC, East Carolina, Winston-Salem State, Appalachian State, Western Carolina, Caldwell CC, NC Central, Wake Forest, and the NC School of the Arts!
“We are incredibly proud of these students. They have worked diligently and overcome challenges to pursue a college degree,” said Sarah Thomas, Talent Search project director. “We feel confident they will one day join a career field where they can use their many skills and talents to give back to the community.”