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VGCC Medical Assistants Club Elects Officers For 1999-2000

The VGCC Student Association of Medical Assistants held its first meeting of the 1999-2000 academic year on Thursday, Sept. 2. New officers were elected: Yolanda Morris-Payne will serve the club as president, Saemica Person as vice president, Karen Bush as secretary, Terrie Evans as treasurer and Angie Goswick as historian. Student Government Association representatives for  Read More

Multi-Skilled Student Is Training In Third VGCC Vocational Program

You can never have too much training or too many skills when you’re trying to get ahead. Adam J. Perkinson of Henderson, to whom Vance-Granville Community College awarded its Multi-Skilled Technician certificate Sept. 29, is proof of that point. Perkinson has completed the Electrical/Electronics Technology and Automotive Systems Technology programs at the college, and he  Read More

VGCC Offers Opportunity To Make Dolls Just In Time For Christmas Giving

Wouldn’t you like to have a special doll for that special daughter, granddaughter, niece or friend to give as a Christmas present? Why not make it yourself in a special evening Doll-Making class being offered at Vance-Granville Community College? Eleanor Wester, shown in photograph at right, will teach the new class that will be held  Read More

PTK’S Alpha Sigma Chi Now On The Web

Vance-Granville’s Alpha Sigma Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa now has its own website, which may be accessed at www.vgcc.edu/PTK.htm. Phi Theta Kappa is the national scholastic honor society for two-year colleges. The purpose of the organization is to recognize and encourage scholarship among community, technical and junior college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi  Read More

VGCC Offers Job Shadowing Opportunities

Barbara Smith, Career Center Coordinator, is encouraging students to participate in VGCC’s Job Shadowing program. Job Shadowing is an educational experience for students to spend a designated amount of time, usually a half day, with an employee who serves as an occupational career model in the area of the student’s career interest. The student may  Read More

Scholarship Awards Ceremony This Month

On Sept. 22, approximately 240 VGCC students will receive scholarships provided by local businesses, industries and individuals. The event will take place in the VGCC Civic Center beginning at 11 a.m. All students receiving scholarships will receive two tickets for guests to attend the ceremony. According to Maria Bailey, dean of Student Services, the awards  Read More

VGCC Chooses Ambassadors for 1999-2000

Students chosen to represent Vance-Granville Community College as ambassadors during the 1999-2000 school year are, front, from left: Jody Pernell, Katherine Davis, Jacqueline Crudup, Pamela Harrington, Lynde Lowe and Helen Tapp; back, from left: Teressa Wright, Kristi Bailey, Michael Romnek, Angelia Evans-Arrington, Bratzo Mansilla, Marie Johnson, Jonathan Stevenson, Donna Beasley and Kimberly Dale. F ifteen  Read More

Autumn Arts Show Set For VGCC In October

Tracy Madigan, Becky Daughety and Leo Kelly admire “Around the Cove,” a painting of Lake Gaston by Bill Mosely that Vance-Granville Community College purchased after it appeared in an Autumn Arts show several years ago. Daughety is vice president of the Kerr Lake Arts Society, which is sponsoring the Autumn Arts ’99 Juried Art Show  Read More

Drewry Man Likes Cars, Trucks & Training He Received At VGCC

Scott Burnette has always liked cars and trucks and working on them. Burnette, 27, who lives in Drewry in Vance County, worked at Randy’s Repair Shop in Drewry while attending Warren County High School. Upon graduation in 1990, he didn’t consider further education and “farmed for awhile.” Deciding that farming wasn’t his future, Burnette enrolled  Read More

New Teacher Takes Over Ceramics For Fall Semester At VGCC

Carrie Daniels, who promises to share the newest concepts in painting ceramics, will teach the class to be held days and evenings this fall at Vance-Granville Community College. The 36-hour course will be held on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, beginning Sept. 7, and on Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m., beginning Sept.  Read More