Category: Spotlights

Just ask Katie du Pont, being able to take a walk through the Sandhills Horticultural Gardens during lunchtime is one of the most enjoyable perks of working at the college. Katie does so on a Read more

Ask anyone who works at Sandhills who is the college’s biggest Elvis fan and they will surely tell you Marla Goodwin. Marla’s office is filled with some of the Elvis memorabilia she has collected over Read more

Ask anyone who works at the college who is one of their most favorite people, and they are sure to say Rachel Gagliardi. They proved it in 2016 by voting her the recipient of the Read more

Hannah Bullen wasn’t exactly sure which career she wanted to pursue when she began at Sandhills but decided to study Business Administration because “almost everything involves a business,” she said. Hannah likes learning about the Read more

At least 936 sleepovers. For the past 18 years, Pam Taylor’s granddaughter has spent at least one weekend night with her since her birth. She is also involved in the lives of her other four Read more

“I have always liked being a part of something good, on a winning team,” remarked Royilyn Derr. “And one of the best teams I have ever been involved with is the Business Department at Sandhills.” Read more

While a student at Pinecrest High School, Jamilah Malik-Ismail took classes at Sandhills. Because of that, she was able to take advantage of two years free tuition at the college through the Sandhills Promise. She Read more

After graduating from Scotland High School in Laurinburg, Teresa Sheets began working in the textile industry. After 39 years, she found herself without a job when the company downsized and eventually closed due to foreign Read more

Sandhills Community College already feels like home to Autumn Norton. As a University Studies student, Autumn learned about the college when she was at Union Pines High School and enrolled in Career and College Promise Read more

If you’ve seen a student doing flips and handstands around campus, chances are that it’s probably Lindsey Crites. This Health and Fitness Science major is a competitive and recreational gymnastics coach at Omega Gymnastics in Read more