LENOIR — Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute celebrated 22 students from the Truck Driver Training program during a completion ceremony on Tuesday, May 14 at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir.

The participating students included Dallas Campbell of Taylorsville, Jason Pearson of Boomer, Veronica Pounds of Forest City, Nicholas Longo of Todd, Joshua Poole of Boone, Scottie Lanning of Morganton, Christopher Browne of Vale, Joshua Killian of Hickory, Colt Jones of Boone, Thomas Blottman of Boone, Jesse Stone of Lenoir, Dustin Anderson of Millers Creek, Bradley Dimmette of Hays, Joshua Thomas of Lenoir, Joshua Williams of Greensboro, Michael Nickelson of Purlear, Andrew Barber of Lenoir, Danny Eller of Jefferson, Harmon Hazelwood of Fleetwood, James Carlisle of Lenoir, Jalen Corpening of Lenoir and Neil Kirby of Hickory.

Christopher Browne, Nicholas Longo and Joshua Williams received the NC State Employees Credit Union “Bridge to Career Scholarship” to help cover the cost of their training. The State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation established the SECU Bridge to Career Program to help eliminate barriers for students seeking to earn state-regulated or industry-recognized credentials through the workforce continuing education division of their local community college.

CCC&TI Truck Driver Training classes are offered in Avery, Caldwell, Forsyth, Gaston, Richmond, Rowan, Rutherford, Union and Yadkin counties. Tuition assistance is available for those who qualify. To register for Truck Driver Training at CCC&TI or for information on class schedules, call 828-726-2380 or visit www.cccti.edu.

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