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WCC congratulates Phlebotomy graduates

Wilkes Community College congratulates its recent phlebotomy program graduates, taught by instructor Annette Church. The graduates are: Amanda Jones, Wilkes; Rinkiben Parikh, Wilkes; Megan Spicer, Wilkes; Amber Woodie, Alleghany. L-R: Amanda Jones, Megan Spicer, Amber Woodie, Rinkiben Parikh.

WCC announces spring 2019 Semester President’s and Dean’s Lists

Wilkes Community College recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students through the President’s List and the Dean’s List each fall and spring semester. The students on the spring 2019 semester President’s and Dean’s lists are grouped by home county. To qualify for the President’s List, full-time students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average, complete 12 ... Read More

Students graduate with high school diploma and Associate Degree through the WCC Career and College Promise program

The following students graduated with their high school diploma and an associate degree through the WCC Career and College Promise program. Cassidy Clack, son of Darren and Wendy Webb of North Wilkesboro and the late Danny Clack, graduated with his high school diploma and an Associate in Science from Wilkes Community College in the spring ... Read More

WCC instructors complete CORE training

Nine WCC instructors completed a semester of professional development entitled CORE (Collaborative Online Reflection Experience) during spring 2019.  CORE is focused on best practices in online teaching, and CORE sessions are led by WCC online instructors who serve as Peer Mentors. Spring 2019 Peer Mentors were Darrell Finney, Donna Brooks, Kim Perkins, and MaryBeth Knight. ... Read More

WCC holds Nursing Pinning Ceremony for Class of 2019

Front row- L-R: Ryan Estep and David Kyle Burke Second row -L-R: Kaley Cumby, Payton York, Sydney Johnson, Kyleigh Dickerson, Sabrina Walton, Virginia Nicole Miller, and Janie Rife Third row – L-R: Jessica Tritt, Jayci Alexander, Kelly Wingler, Caroline Wilson, Lydia Araujo, Maria Walker, Sheena Vickers, Miranda Hope Miller, Summer Dawson, and Emily Hill Fourth ... Read More

WCC instructor wins state award in NCDA Poetry and Poster contest

Wilkes Community College congratulates Sonya Jordan for winning second place in the Adult Student Poetry category at the 53rd Annual National Career Development Association’s (NCDA) Poetry and Art contest. Jordan, a WCC instructor in the Workforce Development and Community Education Division, teaches Nurse Aide I, Nurse Aide II, and Medication Aide classes; and is simultaneously ... Read More

WCC congratulates recent Medication Aide graduates

Wilkes Community College congratulates its most recent Medication Aide graduates taught by instructor, Sonja Jordan, R.N. The students were Timothy Aycock, Ashe County; Carolyn Carson, Wilkes County; Macy Coffey, Wilkes County; Evelyn Edmisten, Watauga County; Donna Eliott, Iredell County; Rebecca Jones, Ashe County; Kathryn Kagan, Watauga County; and Rebecca Pendry, Wilkes County. Front row L-R: ... Read More

Wilkes County middle and high schools compete with robots

Wilkes County middle and high school students participated in the robotics competitions hosted by Wilkes Community College instructors from the Applied Career Technologies division in the fall 2018 and spring 2019. Wayne Shepherd, Director of Career and Technical Education and Safety for Wilkes County Schools, and Stacie Taylor, Chair of Applied Engineering Technologies for Wilkes ... Read More

Local and state granges donate to WCC Animal Science program

The Ferguson Grange, the Little Mountain Grange along with matching funds from the North Carolina State Grange, donated $1,000 to the WCC Animal Science Program Club that will be used for the Swine Production program. Frank Blevins, Animal Science/Horticulture instructor stated, “The donation will be put back into the swine program to be used for ... Read More

WCC holds 53rd Commencement Ceremony on Tuesday, May 14

Wilkes Community College’s 53rd Annual Commencement Ceremony took place on Tuesday, May 14, in the John A. Walker Community Center on the Wilkes Campus. Two ceremonies were held. The Health Sciences Division and Applied Career Technologies Division graduates participated in the 4 p.m. ceremony. The Arts & Sciences Division and the Business & Public Service ... Read More