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On Monday, April 30, 2012, the students of the Advertising & Graphic Design (ADG) program at Southwestern Community College presented their work at the 2012 ADG Portfolio Show. Many of these students graduated this spring and will use these portfolios in their job searches. In attendance were SCC faculty and staff, parents, and potential employers.

The Portfolio Show not only showcases the work of the graduating students and launches their networking with prospective employers, but also reflects the success of the SCC Advertising & Graphic Design program.

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Jeff Alexander received the Doctor of Medicine degree with distinction from Wake Forest School of Medicine on May 21. He graduated from Franklin High School in 2003 and UNC Chapel Hill in 2007.

This month he begins a three-year internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.

Dr. Alexander is the son of Fred and Diane Alexander of Franklin.

 

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Members of Southwestern Community College’s Health Information Technology Class of 2012 received their pins during a luncheon ceremony May 7 on the Jackson Campus.

From left are (seated) Tosha Colvard, Shanna Singleton; (standing) Tammy Combs, Ashley Robinson, Denise Barton, Brittany Janow, Taylor Oliver and Rebecca Taylor.

 

 

Macon County signs on for another year of Lindamood Bell program

The Macon County School Board unanimously voted to reauthorize the Lindamood Bell Learning Process (LBLP) for another year at its regular meeting last Tuesday in Nantahala.

The program, which began last summer, focused on training teachers throughout the districts on LBLP reading intervention programs. After teachers in Macon County began implementing programs such “Seeing Stars,” students who had previously struggled with reading and comprehension made great strides, according to early test results.

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