Central Carolina Technical College held two commencement ceremonies May 9 at Sumter Civic Center to accommodate more than 500 graduates. The first ceremony was held at 10 a.m. and was for students graduating from Business and Public Service programs. Chris Hall, CCTC Academic Program Manager and Instructor for Criminal Justice Technology, delivered the 10:00 a.m. keynote address. Mr. Hall was recently honored as the 2014 South Carolina Governor’s Professor of the Year for the two-year public and independent colleges in South Carolina.
The second ceremony was held at 3 p.m. and was for students graduating from General Education, Health Sciences, and Industrial and Engineering Technology programs. Joshua Castleberry, CCTC Academic Program Manager and Instructor for Environmental Engineering Technology, delivered the 3:00 p.m. keynote address. Mr. Castleberry was honored last year as the 2013 South Carolina Governor’s Professor of the Year for the two-year public and independent colleges in South Carolina.
Central Carolina nursing instructor Connie Houser was honored during the commencement ceremony as this year’s recipient of the E. C. “Red” Kneece Teaching Excellence Award. Here, Ms. Houser is congratulated by Vice President for Academic Affairs David Watson.
CCTC Area Commission chairman J. Mac Summers congratulates graduates.
Central Carolina Technical College graduates await their turn to take the stage during Friday’s commencement ceremonies.
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Date/Time Published:7/3/2014 2:07