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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 29, 2013
 
Nine graduate from culinary arts class
 
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC), Roanoke Salem Baptist Church (RSBC), the North Carolina Department of Commerce and Turning Point Workforce Development Board partnered earlier this year to offer a culinary arts program at the church for the community. On June 13, nine students were graduated from the RSBC Culinary and Hospitality Project. The class was the first of its kind at the church. On Oct. 21, the second class graduated—also with nine students.

Human Resources Development, Career Readiness and ServSafe certifications were presented as well as certificates of completion.

Graduates included:
  • Linda M. Brewer
  • Anthony Bynum
  • Irwin Edmonds
  • Jessica Ingram
  • Barbara Lynch
  • Edna Martin
  • Adrianna Peebles
  • Travonta Peterson
  • Sylbyl M. Scott
Funding for the project was made possible through a grant awarded to RSBC by the N.C. Department of Commerce where Myra Beatty, customer ombudsman with the department’s Division of Workforce Solutions, provided leadership. Turning Point Workforce Development Board Executive Director Michael Williams and Carisa Rudd, business services coordinator, provided oversight. John Foriest, HCC JobLink manager, was instrumental in project design and currently assists with providing local oversight. The project represents total collaboration between the N.C. Department of Commerce, Turning Point Workforce Development Board, RSBC and the College. HCC Instructor Wylene Faulcon-Goins taught the class.

Nine graduate from culinary arts class
Halifax Community College (HCC), Roanoke Salem Baptist Church (RSBC), the North Carolina Department of Commerce and Turning Point Workforce Development Board partnered earlier this year to offer a culinary arts program. On Oct. 21, a graduation ceremony was held for students who completed the program. Pictured are, front row from left, Linda M. Brewer, Jessica Ingram, Barbara Lynch and Anthony Bynum; back row, Edna Martin, Travonta Peterson, Irwin Edmonds, Adrianna Peebles and Sylbyl M. Scott.
 
 
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Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239