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…