ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC (July 3, 2019) — Students completing Catawba Valley Community College’s Alexander Furniture Academy were recently recognized at a ceremony held in their honor at the CVCC Alexander Applied Technologies Center in Taylorsville. Graduates of the 24-week training program completed a learning track of Sewing Operator or Upholstery Craftsman.
Graduates include: Crystal Austin, Sequetta Campbell, Pamela Clanton, Yancy Cook, Mai Her, Daniel Howell, Blake Isenhour, Scott Killian, Ze Lee, Magalene Oates, Francisco Ortega, Daniel Ramirez, Audra Rhoton, Alisha Roberts, Michael Roberts, Kaitlyn Settlemyer, Bao Vang, Yeng Xiong, and Abigail Zamudio.
The Alexander Furniture Academy is a public/private partnership between major Alexander County furniture manufacturers, CVCC, and Alexander County Government to prepare students for skilled positions that are in high demand by some of the largest employers in the area.
Founding sponsors include Craftmaster Furniture, Kincaid Furniture, and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.
For more information about enrolling, contact Lori Miller, Director of CVCC Furniture Workforce Development, at 828-327-7000 ext. 4284 or firstname.lastname@example.org.