Vance-Granville Community College

Vance-Granville Community College

Rebecca Anderson

Rebecca Anderson, Vance-Granville Community College, Excellence Award 2014

My name is Rebecca Anderson, and as a freshman and sophomore, I have attended Vance-Granville Community College. By the end of this spring semester I plan to have completed my Associate in Science Degree.

Rita Hatzimimis

Rita Hatzimimis, Vance-Granville Community College, Excellence Award 2013

I will start by saying, “It is never too late to learn something new”. I am currently entering my last semester of the Radiography program at VGCC. In 1988, I earned a bachelor’s degree from Elon College (now Elon University).

Sharon Lark

Sharon Lark, Vance-Granville Community College, Excellence Award 2012

My journey to higher education began, like most, with a desire to obtain a degree. I had attempted to pursue a degree several years earlier, but life got in the way. Divorce and illness put a fork in the road. My journey was derailed, but I never lost the hunger.

Geoffrey Arnott

Geoffrey Arnott, Vance-Granville Community College, 2015 Academic Excellence Award Recipient

I was homeschooled for grades 1-12.  I was given an excellent education by my parents, but I had never attended a class with more than a few students.  I had no idea what to expect from college.

Dr. Ben F. Currin

Dr. Ben F. Currin

Dr. Ben F. Currin served as president of Vance-Granville Community College for nearly 18 years, beginning in 1981.  Current Vance-Granville Community College President Stelfanie Williams states that Dr.

Elizabeth Mary Caulfield

Vance-Granville CC Academic Excellence Award recipient Elizabeth Caulfield

My high school experience has been unorthodox. I am an early college student, and I have been enrolled at Vance-Granville Community College since fall of 2012. My experience has been thrilling; I would never change my decision to attend the early college.

Paul Caroline

Paul Caroline, a senior at Franklin County Early College High, attends VGCC in a dual-enrollment program. The support from faculty at the high school and college has been transformative, and he has found that learning not only yields the power to better oneself, but the world as a whole.

Hope Crute

As a Franklin County Early College High School student, Hope has been a member of the Vance-Granville Community College family for five years. The obstacle Hope has had to overcome most of her life, especially in the last few years, is her father’s long battle with illness.