Students fill the Academic Success Center at Sampson Community College Thursday to attend the New Student Orientation for the college’s upcoming academic year. Over the past few years, SCC has experienced increased enrollment numbers, a trend that is predicted to continue this fall semester.
Sampson Community College’s Truck Driver Training program is well-known as one of the most cost-efficient of its type in and around North Carolina. Classes provide 350 hours of intensive training in vehicle operation with safety being the central focus. Graduates receive certificates but additionally test for and receive their Commercial Driver’s Licenses—known as CDLs—which allow them to drive professionally. This week, the college graduated its newest drivers. Back row, left to right are Greg Coxum, Chase Naylor, Jirah Cooper, Edward Evans and Joshua Benson and front row, left to right are Warren Faison, Nique Williams, Kevin McKoy, Emma Arenas and Emanuel Applins.