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- Creating Success
Grace Cathey - Artist's Work Adorns White House Tree
“HCC is where I learned to become a professional craftsman,” says Grace Cathey, metal artist.
Greg Daniels - HCC Graduate is Making a Living Preserving Our Wildlife
“If by enforcing the laws, we encourage people to be more mindful of maintaining and preserving our wildlife population, I can’t think of a better job to have in the state,” says Captain Greg Daniels, North Carolina Wildlife Officer.
Tony Gaddis - HCC Instructor Pens Textbooks Used World-Wide
“I owe a huge part of my success to HCC. I started my higher education and teaching here,” explains Tony Gaddis, author of 14 textbooks.
Pam Justice - Lending Support to Teachers
“It doesn’t matter what age you come back to school,” Pam Justice explains. “You can be successful. And starting at the community college was the best experience for me.”
Ron Lance - Preserving the Natural Integrity of the Land
“Keeping affiliated with trees and natural history has provided a gratifying life for me, all initiated by my time spent at HCC,” Ron Lance, Senior Naturalist says.
Holly Lemieux - An Advocate for Change
“HCC was my compass, giving me the direction I needed to go in. I had never had that before,” explains Holly Lemieux, Executive Director of ARC of Haywood County.
Jill Mann - Helping Students as Well as Teachers
“Whether I am dancing on the table because they get it or banging my head on the board because they don’t, I was meant to be a teacher,” says Jill Mann, 2007 Haywood County Elementary Math Teacher of the Year.
Dee Massey - Trained at HCC, Taught Safety Practices to Over 530 Professionals Last Year
Dee Massey is the Regional Fire Coordinator for the eight WNC community colleges and he received all his training from Haywood Community College.
Twin Paths – Leading to Success
“Going to HCC is the best thing I ever did for myself,” Tighe Wachacha says.
Frank Varvoutis - Making a Difference One Tree at a Time
“If hemlocks are gone, it would change the entire ecology of our environment,” explains Frank Varvoutis, 2004 HCC Forestry graduate.