State-Level Awards 2023

Congratulations to the following award winner & nominee!

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Karen Avellandeda-Robles

Academic Excellence Award Winner

One student from each of the 58 community colleges receives Academic Excellence Awards (AEA).  AEA selection requirements are consistent with Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society criteria. Students:

  • Must be currently enrolled,
  • Must have completed at least 12 semester hours in an associate degree program, and
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of no less than 3.25.

Each student receives a plaque and medallion in honor of their academic accomplishments.

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Ray Celaya-Orozco

Dallas Herring Award Nominee

The Dallas Herring Achievement Award was established by the North Carolina Community College System in 2010 to honor the late Dr. Dallas Herring, one of the state’s earliest advocates of community colleges.  The award is bestowed annually upon a current or former student who best embodies Dr. Herring’s philosophy of “taking people where they are and carrying them as far as they can go.”


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Severe Weather Alert

Due to the threat of severe weather, the college will be closed on Friday, September 7, 2023.