For CCP Students, Road to Success Paved Early

This May, two dozen students from Sampson County will graduate high school and college at the same time, thanks to the Career and College Promise program at Sampson Community College. Perhaps the most attractive part of the deal is that it’s free. The popular CCP program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to…

Viking Spotlight: Perry Gillespie

Written by Anna Blount Welcome back, Vikings! The Spring 2019 semester is now underway at Sampson Community College. Many high school students across Sampson county take dual enrollment classes through Sampson Community College. Yet, few students know about the mastermind behind their incredible opportunities. Perry Gillespie is the Director of the Career and College Promise…

Program ‘Promises’ to Bring Students Out to SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College held its Career and College Promise (CCP) fall semester orientation this week to local high school students. The popular CCP program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a tuition-free head start on a two-year or four-year degree while still in high school. The college held…

For Twins, CCP Program Twice as Nice

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College held its annual College and Career Promise orientation this week to a packed house. The popular CCP program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a tuition-free jumpstart on a two-year or four-year degree while still in high school. As has been the case for most…

SCC’s ‘Promise’ Helps Students Get Ahead

Every parent’s dream is to see their child walk across the stage and receive their diploma. It’s probably considered one of the biggest milestones in anyone’s life. Another, is walking the stage to get a college degree. But what if you could do both at the same time? That’s where Sampson Community College comes in….

CCP Spotlight: Samantha Monroe

“Observe, assess the problem, develop a solution, and then get an action plan.” One of the back lights on the big rig was not working properly even though it was switched on, so a TranSource employee proceeded to diagnose the problem, a wiring issue, and then fix it. Samantha Monroe only recently joined TranSource Truck…

50th Spotlight: Captain J. F. Royal

“Taking BLET has led to my 24-year career at the Dunn Police Department” states Royal. A graduate of Sampson Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program in 1993, this accomplishment was only the beginning of Captain J. F. Royal’s journey.  He continues, “Additionally, those classes I took prior to enrolling in the BLET program…

50th Spotlight: Payton O’Quinn

As the first Career and College Promise (CCP) student graduating with both an Associate of Arts degree and an Associate of Science degree this May, Sampson Community College is honored to highlight Payton O’Quinn as this week’s 50th Anniversary Spotlight. “As a homeschool student, SCC provided me with classroom experience through the CCP opportunity. Additionally,…