VGCC Business Summit

Dr. Mary L. Young, Superintendent, Ernie Conner, Director of Technology/CTE and Odessa Perry, Career Development Coordinator, attended the Business Summit held last week at Vance Granville Community College. This provided an opportunity for Business and Industry partners to meet with K-12 and Post Secondary education to discuss ways to provide well trained employees for the workforce. 

Dr. Rachel Desmaris, President of Vance Granville Community College welcomes the participants to the Summit.

Various speakers were on the agenda for the Summit

Gene Lunger, Executive Vice President - North American Retail Operations for Ashley Furniture Industries gave an excellent message to all in attendance. His message was inspiring.  

A panel discussion was held to talk about apprentice programs and opportunities

Break out sessions were held that allowed groups to discuss how they could help fill the pipeline. This group included all K-12 Education participants and VGCC staff. 

Dr. Mary L. Young, Superintendent of Warren County Schools and Dr. Rachel Desmarais, President of Vance Granville Community College.