ENTERPRISE – More than 20 participants of the Student Support Services program at Enterprise State Community College and the Alabama Aviation College in Ozark completed their degrees at the college this semester, beating odds which classified them as at-risk students for graduation.
The following participants obtained their degrees from ESCC in the Spring 2017 semester and/or participated in the college’s Spring Convocation on Thursday, May 11, 2017: Desiree Marie Bundy (AAS Office Administration-Health Information Technology); Kylee Ann Cox (AA Elementary or Early Childhood Education); Alexis Tyeshia Crawford (AAS Office Administration); Margaret Elizabeth Crowley (AS General Studies); Shawn L. Dutcher (AA Elementary or Early Childhood Education); JaBry Green (AA Graphic Design); Elizabeth Bailly Hall (AS General Studies); Ashley Morai Hampton (AS Biological Science); Avery S. Harrison (AA Elementary or Early Childhood Education); Nancy McGowan Hawthorne (AAS Business Administration-Accounting); Celene Nina Hernandez (AS General Studies-Criminal Justice); Lanita Hollinhead (AAS Airframe Technology); Melissa Howard (AA Graphic Design); Sarah Dawn Kelly (AS Pre-nursing); Odette K. LeDoux (AAS Office Administration-Health Information Technology); Dorinda Kaye Ross Lytle (AAS Business Administration-Management and Supervision); Angelica Mathes (AS General Studies); Kristy Dionne Mayo (AA Elementary or Early Childhood Education); Eli McGuire (AS Computer Science); Nathan Miller (AS General Studies); Saundra A. Rodgers (AS-Pre-nursing); Crisshada Lanae Rogers (AS Pre-nursing); and Ameche Threat (AAS Airframe Technology).
Several of the graduates intend to transfer to other colleges or universities to pursue additional degrees and certifications. Kristy Mayo, who received her GED through ESCC’s Adult Education program before graduating from the college with her AA degree, said she plans to transfer to Troy University to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Education. Avery Harrison, who is transferring to Huntingdon College, also has plans to pursue a degree in education.
Student Support Services at Enterprise State Community College have existed as grant-funded, Department of Education TRIO programs since 1978, providing nearly 40 years of continuous service for students through academic advisement and tutoring; financial aid and economic literacy; transfer services; campus tours; exposure to cultural events; mentoring; and other individualized counseling needs.
Enterprise State Community College is a comprehensive community college which serves more than 2,800 students annually between its Enterprise campus and the Alabama Aviation Centers in Albertville, Andalusia, Mobile and Ozark. Each campus currently fulfills the Alabama Community College System’s mission for education and training which leads to high-wage, high-demand jobs in integral careers worldwide. Students can obtain Associate’s degrees and certificates through multiple programs at the college.