In Alabama, you don’t have to go far to go far in life. That point is evident by the community college alumni who are making a difference all over the state in government, business, nonprofits and many other service areas.
NACC grad finds passion on the open road"I've made a complete turnaround in less than three months. Money-wise, property-wise, state of mind."
-Heather Ott, Northeast Alabama Community College CDL graduate
Dual enrollment lands NACC grad a federal job"It's crazy to think about how I am working for a federal company, almost a year now working for them, and a lot of the kids I went to school with, they are finishing up their senior year in college." -Chelsie Khan/Lab Lead at TVA-CADNet School to Work
Career in LPN brings stability to Trenholm State gradAfter jumping from one 4-year university to the next, Audrianna Laprade found herself in Trenholm State Community College's LPN program. With a shortage in healthcare professionals, Audrianna found work one day after moving to another state.
Now, Audrianna is climbing the ladder at Hillview Terrace in Montgomery, AL.
Coastal Alabama graduate parlays business associate into manufacturing careerAfter graduating from Coastal Alabama Community College with an associate's in business, Shena Blount worked her way into her current position as a chemical operator at BASF's McIntosh Site.
Shena use the computer and business skills she gained from Coastal while working as a contractor BASF. Shena credits those skills for opening the door for a career in manufacturing.
Correctional Education leads Limestone graduate to a job in Drafting and DesignErik Christensen spent his two years at Limestone Correctional Facility reeducating himself in the Drafting and Design program provided by Calhoun Community College.
Upon his release, with little experience, Erik started his own design company making visual models of designs for companies to showcase to clients. After showcasing his talents, Erik is now a full-time employee in Drafting and Design with Flotation Services, Inc. in Cullman, AL.
Company looks to Southern Union's Welding Program grads for strong work performanceHunter and Polk are graduates of Southern Union State Community College's welding program and employed at Audi Performance and Racing (APR) in Opelika, Alabama.