Category: Student Spotlights

Sandhills Community College announces that Calvin Ford is the winner of the North Carolina Community College System’s 2021 Academic Excellence Award. One student from each of the 58 North Carolina community colleges receives the award… Read more

Valencia Owens, a Sandhills Community College student, majoring in Finance and Accounting, moved to the area from Houston, Texas for a change of scenery and to be nearer family. After a Google search and hearing… Read more

Astronauts who have journeyed to the International Space Station, military generals, and colonels are among those who graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Now, two Sandhills Community College students are on track to add their names… Read more

After 20 years of experience working on the administrative side of healthcare in the U.S. Army, Margarieta Gellman decided to go back to school. She enrolled in Sandhills Community College’s Nursing program. “I’d heard from… Read more

“Our public safety personnel are the heroes among us,” said Michelle Bauer, director of the Continuing Education Fire and Rescue program. “They are the folks that when you call 9-1-1, they’re always there. Four SCC… Read more

“Classes come to life at Sandhills Community College,” said Meoshi Dargan. Meoshi was a student at SandHoke Early College High School and received not only her high school diploma this year but also graduated from… Read more

For now, Sandhills Community College’s “new normal” is online instruction. Three students, Wesley Bergerson, Donny Ravelo, and Lindsay O’Reilly shared their experiences with the transition from classes taught traditionally in the classroom, to virtually, and… Read more

Trading an Air Force uniform for medical scrubs assures each day will hold something different for Dylan Jones. From lectures, labs, and clinical hours that begin at 6:30 a.m., Dylan has risen to the challenge… Read more

You could say that for Culinary Arts student Chelsea Covington, Sandhills Community College is all in the family. Her grandmother graduated from the college, and her aunt, Madie Ashe, is a professor of Sociology. Chelsea… Read more

“If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together.” This African proverb is how student Thomas Bardroff began his speech at the annual Scholarship Dinner. Aptly, several… Read more