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Spring 2019 Golden LEAF Scholarships presented to WCC students

Wilkes Community College awarded Golden LEAF Scholarships to 18 students – 15 curriculum and three occupational education – during the spring 2019 semester. The Golden LEAF Scholarship program, designed to help North Carolinians attend the state’s community colleges, is funded through a $750,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation. The following is a list of ... Read More

WCC students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Wilkes Community College congratulates the 2019 National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) inductees. Students who are in enrolled in a vocational or technical degree or diploma, maintain a 3.5 GPA, and have completed 24 or more credit hours can earn membership in the NTHS. In addition, students must exhibit the qualities of honesty, responsibility, dependability, ability ... Read More

WCC Board of Trustees met on Thursday, April 11

The Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees met on Thursday, April 11, at the John A. Walker Community Center on the Wilkes Campus. Prior to the start of the business session, the board heard a presentation entitled, Training the people behind the sirens; A public safety overview and innovations. The business session began with approval ... Read More

Ashe consortium made up of local agencies presents L.I.F.E. – Seasonal Activities Guide for Ashe County

Wilkes Community College has partnered with local agencies in Ashe County to expand participation in educational and enrichment offerings for adults. “As part of Wilkes Community College’s strategic plan, a consortium was formed to create a clearing house of information from multiple agencies that serve the citizens of Ashe County,” explains Rebecca Greer, Director of ... Read More

WCC holds 22nd Annual Student Awards Reception

Wilkes Community College held its 22nd Annual Student Awards Reception on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The program was hosted in the John A. Walker Community Center, and students received a variety of academic, club and leadership awards. WCC is proud of the many accomplishments of its students and congratulates everyone listed below on their well-earned ... Read More

WCC represented at 43rd Annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition at Colorado State University

Front Row L-R: James Phillips, Janine Severt, Donna Riddle-WCC Horticulture instructor, Chance Cleary, Jim King, Frank Blevins-WCC Animal Science/Horticulture instructor, Noah Hudler and Jacob Cook. Back Row L-R: Dustin Lopez, Morgan Blevins and Andrew Myers. Wilkes Community College students and faculty attended the 43rd Annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition held at Colorado State University on ... Read More

WCC congratulates Nurse Aide I program graduates

Front Row: Left to Right –Lisa Burgess, Instructor; Maribel Macedo Varona, and Jameka Caul. Back Row: Left to Right – Juan Rodriguez Loeza, Amanda Severt, Jessica Bockhorn, and Amber McGlamery. Not pictured/Absent – Lindsey Roberts, Instructor. Wilkes Community College congratulates Nurse Aide I program graduates. This was a night class taught by Lisa Burgess and ... Read More

Wilkes Community College one of five NC Community Colleges to receive $200,000 for their EMS program to combat the opioid epidemic

Blue Cross NC announced Friday, March 22 that Wilkes Community College was one of five colleges in the state to share in the $1 million awarded to the NC Community College System to combat the opioid epidemic. The money will help fund associate degree programs in emergency medical science in the five community colleges across ... Read More

Wilkes Community College holds dedication and ribbon cutting for Kendrick/Church Hall

Mrs. Hilda Kendrick and Mrs. Nancy Church made a gift to Wilkes Community College to support the purchase and renovation of the Beacon Building. At the time of their donation, the building housed Allied Health programs, Dental Clinic, Early Childhood Education and the WCC childcare facility. Their history of philanthropy and advocacy has had a ... Read More

WCC to hold Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) Academy June 10-21, 2019

Wilkes Community College will be holding the 2019 STEAM Academy, June 10 – 21, 2019 on the Wilkes Campus. A variety of courses will be offered and all rising 6th - 8th grade students who live in Wilkes County are eligible for a FREE course scholarship. Courses offered include: Biology Wet LabHair & NailsSuper Soaker ... Read More