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CCCC awards N.C. Career Readiness Certificates

10.13.2008College & Community

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CCCC awards N.C. Career Readiness Certificates

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Central Carolina Community College awarded its first N.C. Career Readiness Certificates at a ceremony Aug. 14 at the college’s Harnett County Campus. The 21 certificate recipients now have a state-recognized credential certifying their workforce skill levels in applied math, reading for information, and locating information, essential foundational skills in the workplace. Based on results on WorkKeys® assessment tests, gold, silver or bronze-level certificates were presented, stating the exact skill levels the person has in those areas. Seated (from left) are certificate earners Christy Parker, gold; Kelly Gazlay, Joshua Davis, and Theresa Jan West, all silver; and Phyllis Huff, CCCC HRD Director/CRC Administrator. Standing (from left) are Dr. Bill Adams, CCCC interim dean of Continuing Education; Tim McNeill, vice chairman of the CCCC board of trustees; Bill Tyson, provost, CCCC Harnett County; Stephanie Deese, Director of NCCCS Workforce Initiatives; certificate earners Peggy Covington and Bessie McNeil, both bronze; and Veronica Chappelle, silver; Pamela Gobel, NCCCS state CRC coordinator; certificate earners Abraham Lowe and Linda Williams, silver; and Rickey Smith (back), gold; Nicole Brown, CCCC Harnett County HRD Instructor/CRC Coordinator; and certificate earner Jalessa McDougald, bronze. All the pictured recipients are Harnett County residents. Certificate earners not pictured are: Amanda Matthews, of Lee  County, gold; Sara Rook and Kathy Stanley, of Harnett, silver; and Ashley Richards and Rayvon Terrell, of Harnett, bronze.   

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