Two long-time educators appointed to the CFCC Board of Trustees

Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the CFCC Board of Trustees.

Barren Nobles of Wilmington was appointed to the CFCC Board of Trustees by the New Hanover County Commissioners. Nobles has been the lead administrator at Wilmington Christian Academy since 1989. He has 26 years of teaching and administrative experience including an assistant professorship at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC.

Nobles holds a B.A. in bible, an M.A. in public speaking and an M.S. in educational leadership. He serves on the Executive Board of the NC Christian School Association, holds a professional administrator certificate in educational administration and is an honorary member of the Congressional Youth Leadership Council.

He serves on the staff of Grace Baptist Church and leads the Pathfinders Ministry for the mentally and emotionally challenged.

William R. Turner, Jr., a long-time Wilmington resident and retired educator, was appointed to the CFCC Board of Trustees by the New Hanover County Board of Education.  His career as an educator spanned over thirty years.  He holds a B.S. in psychology and business administration and a masters in business administration.

Turner provided three decades of leadership in the public education systems of Brunswick and Bladen counties.  He worked as a teacher, supervisor, director of personnel, and assistant superintendent.  During his career, he was selected as a master teacher by the state, received the human relations award, and was elected teacher of the year by Brunswick County.

He has been recognized with the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service in community and North Carolina.  He was presented the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award and is a Paul Harris Fellow in Rotary International.

Turner proudly served in the U. S. Army.  He is an eagle scout and has been involved for over forty-three years in leadership positions with the Cape Fear Council BSA.  He is a long-time member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church. 

Currently, he serves as a consultant for AARP and serves as Southeast Regional Coordinator for the Driver Safety Program.

The CFCC Board of Trustees is an active policy-making body for the institution and is ultimately responsible for ensuring that the financial resources of the institution are adequate to provide a sound educational program.