Viking Spotlight: Wyatt Holland Relied on His Faith Throughout CCP Program

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – Wyatt Holland, a recent graduate of Midway High School (MHS) and Sampson Community College (SCC), was a student in SCC’s Career & College Promise (CCP) program who managed to graduate with high honors and three credentials in June 2022: his high school diploma, Associate of Arts, and Associate…

SCC Sees 47 Students Graduate from CCP

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On May 12, 2022, Sampson Community College (SCC) held its 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremony for its Associate of Applied Science Degree & Diploma programs, as well as its College Transfer programs. This year, Sampson CC had the privilege of graduating 47 high school seniors from the Career &…

Sampson CC Holds Its 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremony

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On May 12, 2022, Sampson Community College (SCC) held its 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremony for over 360 graduates in both the Associate in Applied Science Degree & Diploma programs and the College Transfer programs. The occasion marked the College’s fifty-fifth commencement ceremony, with the Applied Science programs beginning…

Sampson CC Employees Graduate From NCCCLP

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 8, 2022, Sampson Community College (SCC) employees Lisa Turlington, Dean of Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation, and Emily Brown, Director of Secondary Partnerships and Student Success, graduated from the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program (NCCCLP) as part of the NCCCLP cohort class of…

141 Graduates Participate in SCC Drive-Thru Graduation

This weekend, Sampson Community College hosted two days full of graduation celebrations and ceremonies. Included in the weekend were traditional pinning ceremonies for Health Programs graduates and four “Turning the Tassel” Ceremonies — drive-thru ceremonies for graduates and their families to attend. Despite the tradition that was lost, an enjoyable and intimate ceremony was gained….

SCC Celebrates Fall Graduates

As Sampson Community College prepares to close for the holiday season, it must first pause to honor its Fall Graduates. These students have completed their programs of study and earned their associate degrees. Now, several are preparing for next steps, which include continued education at four-year universities or neighboring community colleges, and employment in our…

Graduate Spotlight: Salvador Martinez

As a child, Salvador Martinez’ sister teased him. He was not the best reader, but he was great at math and a decent drawer. She encouraged him in another way, saying, “He’ll build houses one day.” She hit the nail right on the head. Nearly twenty years have passed, and Martinez is set to graduate…

Fall Graduate Spotlight: Sabrina Newkirk

When she graduated from Union High School in 2019, Sabrina Newkirk was not quite sure about her next steps. She had not committed to a nearby college or university and no decisions were made about her future career plans. However, she had success with Sampson Community College courses during high school, so she enrolled at…

SCC Plans to Create Virtual Graduation Experience

In March, Sampson Community College announced plans to postpone graduation, with further details coming soon. Due to the ongoing nature of COVID-19, the College has chosen to create a virtual graduation experience to celebrate the Class of 2020. The virtual release of SCC’s Class of 2020 will take place Thursday, May 7 on the college’s…

CCP Students Named Outstanding Students

[CLINTON, N.C.] Each year at Sampson Community College, each division at the College selects an Outstanding Student from its graduates. Despite the unusual turn of events, this year was no exception. Selection is based upon the following criteria: scholastic excellence, leadership ability and potential for future achievement, citizenship and service to school, maturity in on-the-job…

SCC Students Set to Graduate

by Anna Blount, Student Contributor On May 10, at 7:00pm, one-hundred and seventy-two students will walk across the stage at the Sampson County Exposition Center graduating with a college degree. Sampson Community College offers the hands on, close knit community that runs by the motto: “Begin Here, Go Anywhere.” That statement is very prevalent as…