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Student Leadership Academy Grads Recognized

Catawba Valley Community College recently recognized the eighth graduating class of its annual Student Leadership Academy.

04/25/2019

Student Leadership Academy 2018

Fifteen students were selected for the Academy in the fall of 2018, and 12 of those students received their certificates of completion at a special Student Leadership Symposium held at the Crowne Plaza in Hickory.

The 2018 CVCC Student Leadership Academy Fellows include Dylan Adkins, Morganton; Eva Tillis Berisford, Lincolnton; Terry Bowman, Hickory; Jezzeriah Whitener, Hickory; Emma C. Neely, Hickory; Reeba Marshall, Hickory; Matthew Hinson, Denver; Savannah Brown, Hickory; Summer Walsh, Lenoir; Ean Swink; Hickory; Alexis Dimetry, Hickory and Sarah Jenks, Hickory.

Fellows experienced more than 30 hours of intensive leadership training and contributed more than 20 hours of service to CVCC. Co-directors Staci Wilson and Dean Robin Ross supervised the Student Leadership Academy.

Guest speakers for the Symposium included Dr. Grace Mitchell, president, Vadec Resources, Inc., Charlotte; and Robin Ross, Dean of CVCC’s School of Health and Public Services.  

Individuals serving on the Symposium’s leadership panel included Mr. Nat Auton, president and CEO, Catawba Valley YMCA; Cindy Coulter, dean, School of Access, Development, and Success, CVCC; Brice Melton, dean, School of Academics, Education, and Fine Arts, CVCC; Dr. Janet Painter, professor of education, Lenoir-Rhyne University; Jonathan Loss, Associate Dean, School of Academics, Education, and Fine Arts, CVCC; Mark Seaman, general manager, Hickory Crawdads; Mr. Michael Boone, department head of Mathematics, CVCC; and Summer Jenkins, Executive director of the Corner Table, Newton, NC.

 

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