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Campus Celebrates Electric Line Construction Grads

Nash Community College celebrated its Electric Line Construction Technology program Third Class certificate graduates on Thursday, December 8, 2022 with a pole climbing rodeo, career signing event and graduation ceremony. The day’s celebration began at 8:30 AM on NCC’s utility pole training field as Electric Line Construction students competed in a rodeo demonstrating their skills in protected grounding, climbing obstacles and hurt man rescue techniques. With family members, friends and supporters looking on, the students earned points for safety, and were timed during the competition. Winners of the rodeo are 1st place Joseph Maya, 2nd place Bradley Phillips and 3rd Yahir Aguilar.

Nash Community College’s Electric Line Construction curriculum prepares students for line construction in rural and utility settings through laboratory and practical applications. Students master competencies including elements of electricity, overhead pole and electrical line construction, safety codes and applications, electric power system, transformer installations, and more. An emphasis on safety is embedded in Nash Community College’s program as students earn OSHA, CDL and CPR certifications during training.

Third Class Certificate Graduates:

Yahir Aguilar Villagren, LaGrange
Jonathan Ballard, Elm City
Caleb Braswell, Kinston
Shane Carroll, Clayton
Stephen-Troy Carter, Erwin
Zachary Carter, Roanoke Rapids
Lerontae Dowdy, Benson
Brandon Eller, Broadway
Luke Evans, Greenville
Seth Frost, Raleigh
Alex Gernhard, Garner
David Hagerman, Rolesville
Logan Hall, Roanoke Rapids
Chance Hester, Elizabethtown
Landen Kelly, Mount Olive
Joseph Maya, Apex
Ivy Merritt, Elizabethtown
Eric T Newman, Moyock
Jackson Norris, Bladenborough
Joshua Nunn, Spring Hope
Lane Oliver, Princeton
Justin Pendleton, Zebulon
Bradley Phillips, Wendell
Ruben Ramos, Clinton
Mason Raynor, Four Oaks
William Roche, Rocky Mount
Jacob Seaman, Henderson
Jackson Seay, Kinston
Tate Smith, Nashville
Christopher Stewart, Roanoke Rapids
Logan Whitley, Rocky Mount
Ethan Williams, Elm City
Robert Wilson, Roanoke Rapids

Underground Line Certificate Graduates:

Justin Chapin, Littleton
James Gore, Faison
Jonathan Hart, Franklinton
Roderick Howard, Roanoke Rapids
Jonathan Johnston, Roanoke Rapids
Brooks McLamb, Four Oaks