WPCC Interpreter Education Students Learn through Service

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Photos of interpreter education students at LADY FAIR. May 16, 2018 – The Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Interpreter Education program prepares students for jobs with educational systems or in a variety of community settings, including work with industry.  As part of their curriculum at WPCC, students use service learning to develop their skill while also giving back to the community.

Recently, interpreter education students Mykah Johnson and Kayla Marshall, volunteered at the Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge LADY FAIR event, providing assistance to members of the local Deaf community.

For more information about WPCC’s Interpreter Education program, visit www.wpcc.edu/interpreter-education or call Danette Steelman-Bridges, program coordinator, at 828-448-6028.

Western Piedmont Community College is located in the rolling foothills of picturesque Morganton, N.C. and proudly serves the local area by providing accessible, high-quality education that improves lives and promotes growth in the community. The college is one of only five colleges in the North Carolina Community College System achieving an “excellence” level in four of seven mandated performance measures and is guided by the College’s five-year strategic plan focusing on student success, employee development, workforce development, community engagement, and institutional enhancement.   For more information, visit www.wpcc.edu or provide feedback to the College by visiting www.wpcc.edu/feedback.

Contact:
Atticus Simpson
828-448-3120
asimpson@wpcc.edu