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Start On Your College Path While Still In High School!

Through Career & College Promise (CCP), qualified high-school-age students in North Carolina have the opportunity to pursue these options, tuition free, while they are in high school, allowing them to get a jump-start on their workplace and college preparation.

Enrollment Process

Eligibility

College Transfer Pathways

Students registering for courses in the College Transfer Pathways must:

  • be a high school junior or senior AND
  • have an unweighted GPA of 2.8+ on high school courses * OR
  • demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an assessment or placement test

In order to maintain eligibility, students must continue to make progress toward high school graduation and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.

Career and Technical Education OR Workforce Development Community Education Pathways

Students registering for courses in Career and Technical Education or Workforce Development Community Education Pathways must:

  • be a high school junior or senior AND
  • have an unweighted GPA of 2.8+ on high school courses * OR
  • demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an assessment or placement test OR
  • have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee [eligible to enroll in a CTE pathway without UGETC (Universal General Education Component) courses]

In order to maintain eligibility, students must continue to make progress toward high school graduation and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.

Students Find Success with CCP!

Reilly Phillips - CCP Student

Reilly Phillips

Read about Reilly’s experience with CCP.
Garrett Saffold - CCP Student

Garrett Saffold

Read about Garrett’s experience with CCP.

Contact Information

Wilkes County Schools, Private Schools, and Homeschool Students

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Rebekah Gardner, MA
Director of College Access
Phone: 336-838-6492
rkgardner419@wilkescc.edu

Alleghany County Schools

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Talina Pipes, BS
Student Services and Career and College Promise Coordinator of Alleghany Center
Phone: 336-903-3144
Fax: 336-903-3224
tlpipes811@wilkescc.edu

Ashe County Schools

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Kendra Perkins, MA
Director of Curriculum and Student Services
Phone: 336-903-3116
kgperkins163@wilkescc.edu