Sampson CC Graduates 325 in Spring Commencement

[Clinton, N.C.]- Last Thursday, on May 11, 2023, Sampson Community College (SCC) held its Spring 2023 commencement ceremony for over 300 graduates enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science and College Transfer programs. The occasion marked the College’s fifty-sixth commencement, and its second in-person ceremony since COVID-19. This year, SCC saw 259 Associate in Applied…

Former Classmates Dedicate Bench to SCC Nursing Student

[Clinton, N.C.] – On Wednesday, January 18, Sampson Community College (SCC) held a dedication ceremony for a campus bench gifted by members of the Sampson Early College High School (SECHS) Class of 2017 in loving memory of their beloved classmate, Audrey D’Anna Butler who passed away in November of 2022. Born in 1998, Butler graduated…

Viking Spotlight: Rutben Cruz Serves as SGA Vice President

[Clinton, N.C.] – Back in August, Rutben Cruz, a current junior at Sampson Early College High School (SECHS), was elected 2022-2023 Vice President of Sampson Community College’s (SCC) Student Government Association (SGA), serving beside Taylor Hill, SGA President. Through his new SGA role, Cruz plans to bring awareness to SCC’s dynamic Hispanic community, while simultaneously…

Viking Spotlight: Genevieve Merlos-Pulley Serves Local Hispanic Youth Through Juntos

[Clinton, N.C.] – Genevieve Merlos-Pulley is a part-time faculty member for the Juntos program at Sampson Early College High School (SECHS) who also works as a parent facilitator/tutor at Midway High School (MHS). Throughout her life, Merlos-Pulley has truly accomplished so much: almost twenty years of military service, a husband and two children, two associate…

Viking Spotlight: Taylor Hill Elected New SGA President

[Clinton, N.C.]– Taylor Hill, a rising sophomore at Sampson Early College High School (SECHS), was recently elected as the new Student Government Association (SGA) President for both Sampson Community College (SCC) and SECHS for the 2022-2023 academic year. On July 12, she was officially sworn-in to SCC’s Board of Trustees, where she will also serve…

50th Spotlight: Nashea Williams

As a 2014 graduate of Sampson Early College High School, Nashea Williams shares the impact Sampson Community College and the Early College has had on her life. “Through this partnership, I was able to not only have a head start at receiving a higher education but I also developed a desire to continue my education….

50th Spotlight: Vanessa Garcia

As a Sampson Early College graduate, Vanessa Garcia recalls her first day of class in August of 2007. “Our class was the 3rd cohort since the Early College program began in 2005. As one can imagine, it is a big transition going from middle school to not only high school, but to college as well….