Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Kayla Wolverton

Kayla Wolverton, Roanoke-Chowan Community College, 2015 Academic Excellence Award Recipient

I arrived at Roanoke-Chowan Community College in 2011 at the age of fourteen as a college student and a full-time high school student. I quickly discovered a few challenges; such as the class sizes were different and I had to interact with more adults than teenagers.

Shirley M. Parker

Roanoke-Chowan CC 2016 Academic Excellence Award recipient Shirley Parker

I am a second-year student at Roanoke-Chowan Community College with plans to graduate in May 2016 with an Associate Degree in Business Administration. in 1976, I attended Roanoke-Chowan Technical Institute majoring in Executive Secretarial Science.

Mary Green

I quickly discovered that Roanoke-Chowan Community College was like another family. The one aspect I enjoy the most about being a student at R-CCC is the closeness that is encouraged between individuals on all levels. I also appreciate that the faculty and staff will listen to my ideas.

Kalyssa Ortiz

Leadership, to me, is a way to guide and help my peers. I feel it is necessary for people as a whole to work together to come to a final goal.

Michael Joyner

Michael Joyner, Roanoke-Chowan Community College, Excellence Award 2014

I came to Roanoke-Chowan Community College in 2011, and my time here has been amazing; I've learned much and have met some amazing people. However, my road to success hasn't been easy.

John Gibson

John Gibson, Roanoke-Chowan Community College, Excellence Award 2013

I was employed at International Paper in Franklin, VA for 25 years. When the paper mill closed in 2010, I was faced with many decisions about my future. It did not take very long for me to realize that my best option was to return to school.

Montrell Cruse

Montrell Cruse, Roanoke-Chowan Community College, Excellence Award 2012

When I arrived at Roanoke-Chowan Community College in 2008, I was an introvert. As I began to socialize with the staff and faculty at the College, I started to become more of a social butterfly.