Coastal Carolina Community College

Coastal Carolina Community College

Molly Swan

Molly Swan, Coastal Carolina Community College, Excellence Award 2012

After twenty years in the Navy, I wasn’t sure what direction my life was going.  I always wanted to go to college, but as a Navy Air Traffic Controller and single mother, I could find neither the time nor the dedication necessary for academic success.  After retiring from the Navy, I struggled wi

Robin Kerr

Robin Kerr, Coastal Carolina Community College, 2015 Academic Excellence Award Recipient

Learning is an essential part of life. According to the Digest of Education Statistics at, approximately 7.3 million people attended a two-year college in 2014. I am one of those people. I began pursuing my Associate in Applied Science Degree in Architectural Technology in August 2013.

Katelyn Lloyd

Coastal Carolina CC 2016 Academic Excellence Award recipient Katelyn Lloyd

My interest in Coastal Carolina Community College began when I first heard of their Associate in Applied Sciences Emergency Medical Science-Paramedic Program.

Emily Furey-West

Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska Emily West-Furey at the age of 19 moved to Jacksonville, North Carolina in 2010 with her husband.  For the next 5 years, she devoted her time to building and focusing on a family and raising her daughter while her husband was deployed.  In 2015 Fuery-West decide

Bethany Turner

In May, I will graduate from Coastal Carolina Community College with a Dental Hygiene degree and, I am eager to become Bethany Turner CDA, RDH. Dental Hygiene has been a passion of mine that continues to grow as I progress in the profession.

Alexandra Reinhold

Alexandra Reinhold, Coastal Carolina Community College, Excellence Award 2014

In January of 2011, I attended a women's conference that was hosted by a local church in town. When the Guest Speaker described the different places she had traveled to, I was shown images of people who looked different than me.

Jennifer Rice

Jennifer Rice, Coastal Carolina Community College, Excellence Award 2013

My early mentor is an amazing nurse who reached out to me as a teen and provided a sofa for me during my difficult youth.  I am currently enrolled in Coastal’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program, and my goals include graduation, licensure, and subsequently earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursin