Career & College Promise

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.

CCP pathways are available in the following program areas:

Contact Information

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

How to Enroll

Eligibility

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.

Students registering for courses in Career and Technical 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 registering for courses in Workforce Development and 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!

Garrett Saffold

Garrett Saffold, son of Garry and Tracey Saffold, graduated with his high school diploma and his Associate in Arts from Wilkes Community College in spring 2018.  Garrett was a homeschool student who began taking college ...

Reilly Phillips

In May 2018, Susannah “Reilly” Phillips achieved not only her high school diploma but also her Associate in Arts degree from Wilkes Community College. Reilly had participated in the Career and College Promise program since ...