Mitchell Community College

Mitchell Community College

Marlene Clermont

Marlene Clermont, Mitchell Community College, Excellence Award 2014

Going back to school after 30 years was quite a daunting challenge for me. As a single mother of two teenagers, it was necessary for me to lead by example; therefore, failure was not an option.

Darin Aldridge

Darin Aldridge, Mitchell Community College, Excellence Award 2013

My success story at Mitchell Community College (MCC) began after a decade-long hiatus from learning.

Jennifer Lippel

Jennifer Lippel, Mitchell Community College, Excellence Award 2012

Earning a college degree has always been a goal I hoped to achieve and with help from the excellent faculty and staff at Mitchell Community College I am about to see that goal realized. Not only have I gained intellectual growth while studying here, I’ve also grown as a person.

Alexis Kryssing

Alexis Kryssing, Mitchell Community College, 2015 Academic Excellence Award Recipient

I moved from New York to North Carolina, before my last year of high school, and I was unsure where I wanted to attend college. Starting in 2013, I chose Mitchell Community College because employees greeted me with kindness, and I could settle into my new surroundings.

Angela Johnson

Mitchell CC 2016 Academic Excellence Award recipient Angela Johnson

I walked into my first class on shaking knees and sat down. It wasn’t long until I heard someone say "Who’s the old chick?" I looked around for a moment and realized that, at 42 years old, I am the old chick! So, I introduced myself to my younger classmates.

Brittany Whitaker

Brittany Whitaker is an Associate in Science student planning to graduate in spring 2017. She aims to transfer to UNC-Charlotte or University of South Carolina to pursue a bachelor’s degree in biology or exercise science.

Anna Grace Brooks

Ana Grace Brooks is an Associate in Arts student planning to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in occupational therapy.