Alexander Furniture Academy Celebrates Latest Graduating Class

Graduation took place on Tuesday, June 25th, 2024.


Group photo of June 25, 2024 graduates from Alex Furniture Academy

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C.—On the afternoon of Tuesday, June 25th, the CVCC Alexander Furniture Academy recognized six (6) graduates of its program.

Graduates included Hope Bridges; Stella Cole; Tifani Cobb; Joshua Furches; Whitney Furches; and Kia Yang.

Catawba Valley Community College is proud of each one of you and looks forward to watching your talents shine, both within the workplace and in your community.

Established in 2016, the Alexander Furniture Academy is an industry-driven training program designed by regional furniture manufacturers to prepare students for exciting, long-term careers. Main disciplines include upholstery and sewing. To learn more about the educational opportunities offered at the Alexander Furniture Academy, please contact Eunice Mays, program director, at (828)-449-5002 or visit our website,

Pictured Above: The June cohort stands with program instructors and directors on graduation day. (Not pictured—Kia Yang).

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