DOBSON — Surry-Yadkin Works, the primary community-based internship program of its variety in North Carolina protecting a two-county area, is internet hosting a digital kickoff on Tuesday, March 9, at 11 a.m. for anybody who wish to be taught extra about this enterprise and training initiative.
To affix the digital assembly, enter bit.ly/SYWKickoff in your internet browser to hitch the video convention. It’s possible you’ll have to do a fast obtain of the Microsoft Groups app earlier than becoming a member of the assembly.
Crystal Folger-Hawks, Surry-Yadkin Works program director, will give an summary of this system adopted by pupil shows from Katie Kellam, Elkin Excessive College, Licensed Nursing Assistant at North Regional Hospital; Trevor Moxley, Starmount Excessive College, upkeep intern at Unifi; Chloe Hunter, East Surry Excessive College, e-Commerce intern at Leonard USA; and Carlos Salmeron, Mount Ethereal Excessive College, development intern at Smith-Rowe LLC.
Enterprise companions will share their expertise with Surry-Yadkin Works together with Smith “Smitty” Williams, HR supervisor at Unifi and Chris Lumsden, president and chief govt officer at Northern Regional Hospital. Cecilia Holden, president and CEO of myFutureNC, a statewide nonprofit group targeted on academic attainment, may also be a featured speaker.
Surry-Yadkin Works has hit the bottom working with 50 college students being positioned in internships for the spring 2021 semester. This system is the collaborative effort of 4 public faculty techniques in Surry and Yadkin counties together with Elkin Metropolis Colleges, Mount Ethereal Metropolis Colleges, Surry County Colleges, and Yadkin County Colleges, in addition to Surry Neighborhood Faculty, to create a singular method to a regional internship program.
The funding is also a joint effort with commitments from the Surry County commissioners and the Yadkin County commissioners. An nameless contributor donated $100,000 prompted by a presentation about this system at an academic summit. Surry-Yadkin Works formally started on Jan. 1.
The primary youth apprentice program for registered nurses in North Carolina began with 13 Surry-Yadkin Works interns who started working as staff of Northern Regional Hospital in January. Twelve of the scholars had been employed as licensed nursing assistants, and one is employed as a affected person care technician.
The scholars are: Laney Cave, Carrie McKeaver, and Ashley Sewell of Surry Central Excessive College; Jenny Cortes and Natalie Evans of Mount Ethereal Excessive College; Tynlee Jones and Julie Marshall of East Surry Excessive College; Katie Kellam of Elkin Excessive College; Eryn O’Neal and Annsley Puckett of North Surry Excessive College; Emily Santiago Orellana of Surry Early Faculty Excessive College; Anna Serrano of Starmount Excessive College; and Reagan Wooten of Forbush Excessive College.
This chance is part of the U.S. Division of Labor’s Apprenticeship program and the state’s ApprenticeshipNC program by way of the N.C. Neighborhood Faculty System Workplace that mixes a paid work-based studying expertise with classroom lecturers resulting in a nationwide certification. These college students have the chance to earn free tuition for the Affiliate Diploma Nursing program by way of Surry Neighborhood Faculty that permits college students to grow to be registered nurses.
A further 37 Surry-Yadkin Works interns are working in companies and organizations all through Surry and Yadkin counties. These college students together with their excessive faculties, workplaces, and job titles are as follows:
Mount Ethereal Excessive College: Raydan Hawks, Chatham Nursing & Rehabilitation, licensed nursing assistant (CNA) intern and Carlos Salmeron, Smith-Rowe LLC, yard crew member.
North Surry Excessive College: Luke Wagoner, Cedar Ridge Elementary, custodial intern; Chris Parker, Vega Building Firm, challenge administration intern; Emma Crouse and Emily Johnson, Chatham Nursing & Rehabilitation, CNA interns; Weatherly Reeves, Interlam Design, social media advertising intern; Megan Angel and Cainan Dollyhigh, Johnson Granite AutoCAD operators; Caleb Doss, Johnson Granite, fabricator intern; Mackenzie Yoder, Leonard USA, set up intern; and Leah Cain and Azeneth Espinosa, Surry County Colleges, CNA interns.
East Surry Excessive College: Ripley Cottrell, Shoals Elementary College, custodial intern; Chloe Hunter and Brianna Whitaker, Leonard USA, e-commerce interns; Hailey Flynn and Cassidy Hewitt, Surry County Colleges, CNA interns; and Victor Corridor, Dobson Elementary, custodian intern.
Surry Central Excessive College: Morgan Dawson, Chatham Nursing & Rehabilitation, CNA intern; Peggy Prevette, Shepherd’s Home, training program intern; Carter Jones, Surry Communications, Provide & Storage intern; and Tiffany Payne, Surry County Colleges, CNA intern;
Surry Early Faculty Excessive College: Anahi Nunez, Altec, workplace intern; Estefania Camacho, Chatham Nursing & Rehabilitation, CNA intern; Matthew Gillespie, Interlam Design, CNC programmer; Leslie Nguygen, REF Properties, accounting/workplace assistant; Jesus Nava, Tampco, machine intern; and Leshawn Phillips, Workforce Limitless, IT intern.
As well as, different college students from Forbush and Starmount excessive faculties and Yadkin Early Faculty Excessive College are collaborating.
The scholars started their internships on Jan. 11, and they’ll work by way of Might 14. They’ll obtain highschool or faculty credit score for his or her employment together with a stipend every month for journey bills.
For extra details about this system or the digital kickoff occasion, contact Crystal Folger-Hawks at 336-401-7820 or [email protected] or go to www.surryyadkinworks.org. can Observe Surry-Yadkin Works on Fb and Instagram @surryyadkinworks and on Twitter @SurYadWorks.