JCC Student Ambassadors
Anna Pierce of Garner has been named a student ambassador at Johnston Community College for the 2015-16 academic year. Pierce is one of 13 students named as ambassadors.
Student ambassadors serve as leaders on campus. They are liaisons between students, faculty and staff, and they help answer questions and participate in campus activities.
Other ambassadors are: Lindsey Pollock of Kenly; Megan Chappell, MaryAnna Byrd and Teia Sloan, all of Clayton; Miriam Amado-Lopez, Nayeli Renteria, Truman Phipps and Breyia Spruill, all of Selma; Oscar Villanueva, Roger Munguia Mejia, both of Smithfield; Brenton Parker of Four Oaks; and Sabrina Dumanski of Pine Level.
Machining Student Wins Gold
Giovanni Aguilar won the gold medal in the CNC technician competition at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky.
Aguilar, a student in the associate degree computer integrated machining technology program at JCC, was one of 6,000 career and technical education students who competed. SkillsUSA is a national partnership of students, teachers and industry, working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.
JCC Trustees appointed
Johnston Community College welcomed two new trustees and reappointed another at its July board meeting. Jonathan Breeden, an attorney in the Cleveland community, and Benton Sawrey, who practices law with the Smithfield firm Narron, O’Hale & Whittington, were both appointed to four-year terms on the board. Hank Daniels of Smithfield was reappointed to his second-term by the Johnston County Board of Commissioners. He is an accountant and owner of Sleep Inn and Super 8 hotels in Smithfield.