A knack for fixing things and a love of computers steered Heather Tomlin toward a career in Networking Technology.
Medical Assisting student and student ambassador, Susan Beck, made the decision to become a full-time student after taking a phlebotomy class.
Mary Batten and Jim Bowls
Husband and wife team, Mary Batten and Jim Bowls, hope to one day own a small organic and sustainable farm.
Justin is a Student Ambassador and served as the Student Government Association’s Public Information Officer for 2010-2011.
Justin Stocker was selected to receive the 2010-11 Academic Excellence Award.
In China, Jiangli completed high school and was taking college classes but chose to pursue a GED from HCC to acclimate her to a U.S. classroom.
Onezean (Tay) Ravenell
Onezean hopes to one day run a quail plantation in South Carolina.
Wendy Rector plans to give back to the community with a nursing degree from HCC.
Shane Baker reinforces what he learns in the classroom by volunteering.
Justin Hatherlee is receiving plenty of training on leadership and teamwork at HCC which will serve well in the field of criminal justice.
Kimberly Carver knew within the first weeks of class that she made the right choice in coming back to school.
A love of the outdoors prompted a career change for Dawn Salley and led to her success as a Forestry student.
Julie Merrill has travelled far and wide but finds she likes the small classes at HCC.
Stephanie Costa is finding ways to bring sustainability into the fiber program.
Penny Jewett, HCC Professional Crafts-Wood student, has found the perfect complement to her rustic home and garden accessories business.
Stephen and Rachel Skinner
Stephen and Rachel Skinner decided to put their children first by coming back to school.
Bill Sweeney was recently elected as the national Society of American Foresters Student Congress Chair.
This Associate in Science student brings a unique and varied background to her studies and future aspirations as a teacher.
HCC Nursing student, Naomi Ernst-Smith is exchanging years of experience as a CNA for a career as a Registered Nurse.
Maggie Reich is making a difference in the lives of students on campus as well as around the western division.
With the skills learned through HCC’s Film and Video Program, Michael McCoy is determined to direct a feature film one day.
Brooke Duvall and Krystal Webb
These Medical Assisting students say the drive to HCC is worth it.
Early Childhood Education-Teacher Associate student Shelia Wilke enjoys watching children learn.
By completing HCC’s new Entrepreneurship program, Scott Messer is hoping to enrich his business.
Skye and Ryan Richards
Skye and Ryan Richards plan to use their education in Nicaragua for mission work.
HCC Fish and Wildlife student Seth Brown spent the summer as an intern in the Cataloochee Valley.
HCC Cosmetology student Mary Jenkins puts her creativity to use in the cosmetology field.
HCC Accounting student DeeDee Small lands job as result of Co-op Experience.