Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its ninth graduation ceremony in March at The Yadkin Center. Eighty-eight students have completed the program that is placing graduates right into jobs with recruiters attending the graduations.
During the ceremony, instructor Jake Rhodes complimented the students on their skill development and encouraged graduates to serve as exemplary role models within the truck driving profession. Roger Chester, director of the Truck Driver Training Program, echoed Rhodes by stressing the importance of professionalism and safety within the transportation industry. Yadkin Center Director Dr. Wayne Matthews also thanked the students’ family members for their continued support and wished graduates great success transitioning into the workforce.
Nine students received certificates for completing the nine-week program that is a collaborative effort between SCC and Caldwell Community College. Certificates were awarded to the following graduates: Logan Billings of Yadkinville, Jesse Edwards III of Dobson, Floyd Hardy III of Mount Airy, Zachary Moser of Westfield, Richard Smith of Mount Airy, Allan Tencer of Greensboro, Jesus Vargas of Dobson, Lester Washington of Wilkesboro, and Joshua Wright of Hamptonville.
Special admission requirements include official driving record; physical examination; reading placement test score of 40 or higher; disclosure form; high school transcript; and drug testing.
For more information about SCC’s Truck Driver Training Program, contact Dr. Wayne Matthews at (336) 386-3584 or [email protected]