MCC Forestry Program Takes Home Quiz Bowl Trophy from Cradle Competition


If someone said you lived near the Cradle of Forestry, would you know what they were talking about? Nestled in Western North Carolina, below the Blue Ridge Parkway, is the birthplace of forestry in America. A national historic site, the land was purchased by George and Edith Vanderbilt during a major logging boom. Dr. Carl Schenck, […]

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MCC Foundation Conveys Two Annual Awards


The MCC Foundation Board awarded its Humanitarian of the Year and Fundraiser of the Year Awards at its February 2023 meeting. Award recipients were on hand to receive personal thank-yous in addition to commemorative pottery gifts crafted by John Boalick, director of MCC’s Heritage Crafts Program. The Humanitarian Award is given to the individual or […]

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MCC Recognizes Top Students


Nominated for the Governor Robert Scott Leadership Award, Reagan Hunsucker of Troy will graduate this spring with an Associate in Science degree, a Nurse Aide I Certificate and a Phlebotomy Certificate. In 2004, the North Carolina Association of Community College Presidents created the Governor Robert Scott Leadership Award as a way to recognize student leadership […]

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MCC Inducts Students into Honor Society


Thirty-three Montgomery Community College students were inducted into the college’s Beta Xi Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society on April 27th. Family and friends were in attendance to celebrate the occasion. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to promote scholarship, the development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among […]

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MCC Employees Complete Leadership Program

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Two MCC employees recently completed the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program. Jessica Hamilton, Director of Business & Industry Services and Amy Frieary, Dean of Health and Human Services finished the six-month leadership program designed to provide participants with organized, face-to-face experiences to help them develop skills needed to lead in a community college atmosphere. […]

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MCC Pins This Year’s Nursing Classes


Fourteen students, three with an Associate Degree in Nursing and eleven from the Practical Nursing program received a commemorative pin and a nurse’s cap to remember their accomplishments. Graduates include Heaven Cagle, Kamisha Clark, Karla Dunn, Aubrey Grace Goldston, Abigail Hurley, Scottia Kelly, Alaina Kimrey, Deanna Leake, Cheyenne Little, Levi McLeod, Mandy Moore, Taurice Nails, […]

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MCC Conveys 2023 Employee Awards


Each fall, during its employee kick-off to the school year called Quality Trails, Montgomery Community College recognizes employees who are marking years of service to the institution, as well as the staff person of the year and the faculty member of the year. Celebrating five years of service to Montgomery Community College are Josh Hussey, […]

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MCC Celebrates Annual Scholarship Ceremony


On August 29th, around 75 Montgomery Community College students received financial awards from the very special people and organizations who endow scholarships at the College. Students and their donors were able to meet each other in person during a ceremony and post-event reception. The evening began with the presentation of merit awards, which are scholarships […]

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MCC’s Forestry Club Competes at Annual Cradle Competition


MCC left its mark at the John G. Palmer Woodsmen’s Meet, held in the Pisgah National Forest on October 7, 2023. Competing against other Forest Management colleges like Haywood Community College, Mountain Gateway Community College, Wayne Community College, North Carolina State University and Penn State Mont Alto, MCC achieved impressive placements in various events! One […]

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Top HVAC Student Recognized at MCC


Malco Tools, Incorporated has presented Montgomery Community College’s top HVAC student with a tool kit. Student Akeem Parker tops this year’s class. Led by Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Department Chair Ed Hinson, this year’s cohort is bright, talented, motivated and employable. “In addition to choosing a growing, popular career area with ample employment […]

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