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Jan. 2, 2019
HCC Hosts BLET Graduation
WELDON, N.C. – On Dec. 20, Halifax Community College (HCC) hosted the graduation for the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) class.

The graduation ceremony was the final step in a 16-week journey. Ten cadets completed the program, making themselves full officers in five different police and sheriff offices.

Dr. Michael Elam, president of HCC, also spoke directly to the graduates and their families, reminding them of the sacrifices they have made. Afterward, Elam demonstrated his pride in the graduates, congratulating each one individually and thanking them for their decision to serve. Both Elam and Dr. Jeffery Fields, vice president of academic affairs, recognized each graduate as they received their certificates.

The ten graduates, listed with their sponsoring agencies, are as follows:
Brantley Anderson, Halifax County Sheriff's Office
Zack Byers - Halifax County Sheriff's Office
David Lance Luke, Bertie County Sheriff's Office
Arelys Gloriann Martinez-Figueroa, Roanoke Rapids PD
Bryan Edward Murphy, Northampton County SO
Darrell Alphonso Newsome, Roanoke Rapids PD
Curry David Roberts Roanoke Rapids PD
Jason Michael Rowland, Roanoke Rapids PD
Evan Warren Sokolove, Enfield PD
Sophia Maya Wright, Roanoke Rapids,PD
BLET graduates
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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.
Media Contact: Molly Wallace, Director of Public Relations & Marketing, mwallace786@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319