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Two VGCC Students take top prize at Culinary competition

A pair of students in the Culinary Arts program at Vance-Granville Community College recently came away from a regional cooking competition with a victory. Shiona MacLean and Matthew Hosier, both of Oxford, won first place at an American Culinary Federation “Mystery Box” Hot Food competition held on April 1 as part of the annual Wake Technical Community College Culinary Arts Showcase. The event attracted more than 2,000 people to the Raleigh Convention Center.


MacLean and Hosier competed against two-person teams representing ten other culinary programs, including public and private schools from across North Carolina and one from Georgia.


The competition was called a “mystery box” because each team was presented with an identical box of 20 ingredients, which were only revealed... | Read More...

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VGCC School-Age Education program recognized for partnership

Vance-Granville Community College’s School-Age Education program was one of 16 organizations recently honored as a “Shining Moment Partner” by the Vance County Schools system. The program, which is headed by Jacquelin Heath, was recognized at the annual Vance County Schools Volunteer/Business Partner Recognition Reception on April 8, in conjunction with National Volunteer Week. The VGCC School-Age Education program | Read More...

VGCC and Warrenton Fire Department partner to offer training

Vance-Granville Community College recently brought together fire department officials from throughout the region to receive training on the state’s new fire rating schedule and on what they can do to reduce local residents’ insurance costs. VGCC’s Fire/Rescue Programs partnered in this initiative with the Warrenton Rural Volunteer Fire Department, which hosted the class on April 4-5.


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Granville County residents invited to learn more about VGCC Back-to-Work program

A representative from Vance-Granville Community College will soon be available at the local employment office in Granville County to inform residents about the North Carolina Back-to-Work “Certified Production Technician” (CPT) program. David Holt, NC Back-to-Work job coach for VGCC, will be at the N.C. Division of Employment Security/Career Center at 111 Hilltop Village in Oxford on Monday, April 21, from | Read More...

VGCC Golf season ends with conference tournament

The Vance-Granville Community College golf team competed at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region X Division II Conference Championship, which was held on April 12-13 at The Emerald Golf Club in New Bern.


Two VGCC Vanguards placed in the top 15 in the individual standings. Pierce Isley of Oxford placed 11th, with a score of 163 over the two-day | Read More...

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