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Make your Dreams Come True!
This Summer Kelly Wallace, a senior at UCEC, decided to take a step toward her career as a Veterinarian by quitting her fast food job at Chick-Fil-A, and starting a new job at a veterinarian clinic. She now works at Matthews Animal Clinic, watching surgeries, and learning to work the X-Ray and other animal care machines. She has even purchased her own stethoscope. Kelly says “I’ve been loving my new job and learning so much from it.” She plans to study at Wingate University and has even started planning a study abroad trip to New Zealand to graduate from the University of Auckland.Full Story
UCEC in the News
Union County Early College has been given a whole new level of exposure; with a recent feature on the WBTV local Charlotte news station. The topic of the story was Cyber Safety. A news crew came to UCEC last week to film students utilizing their new Chromebooks. The reporters asked a few questions regarding how the students felt having the new resources and what sort of protocols they had to follow in order to maintain laptop privileges. Included in the video on the WBTV website was an interview with Scott Jacumin, Head of Instructional Technology for Union County, in which he explained how the new school devices are filtered for safe student use. To watch interviews of your fellow students and see a nice cameo of Mrs. Cook, click here.