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Zahir Sharifi

Zahir Sharifi

Q&A with a Sea Devil, Zahir Sharifi Sea Devil Zahir Sharifi is graduating from CFCC this upcoming May with an Associate in Science. Zahir, a C-STEP student, will be attending UNC-Chapel Hill in the Fall of 2022 with big plans to become a doctor. We sat down with Zahir to discuss his involvement in extracurricular  Read More
Shelby Lloyd

Shelby Lloyd

Q&A with a Sea Devil, Shelby Lloyd Sea Devil Shelby Lloyd is pursuing her associate in arts at CFCC. She is also a student ambassador . We asked Shelby to share about her time as a Sea Devil, her plans after graduation, her advice to future Sea Devils, and more! Where are you originally from?  Read More
Taylor Benetz

The future is bright for this CFCC electrical apprentice

Meet Taylor Benetz. Benetz is an apprentice in CFCC’s Electrical Apprenticeship program. She first discovered her passion for construction while gutting houses and rebuilding homes for the local community after Hurricane Florence. In pursuit of her newfound interest, she went to work for a maintenance company and learned about T.A. Woods Company, the leading mechanical,  Read More
Jeffrey Nixon

CFCC student grooms a part-time passion into a profession

Jeffrey Nixon enjoys cutting hair even though his clients have been limited to family, friends, fellow troops, and federal inmates. However, Nixon’s clientele is getting ready to expand. After his October graduation from CFCC’s Barber School, Nixon plans to set up shop at JR’s Barbershop in Hampstead, turning his passion into a full-time profession. “I  Read More

CFCC student puts a little POP into her student life

There is more to Cape Fear Community College than going to class. CFCC is brimming with student activities and clubs. There are over 50 clubs and organizations that offer students an opportunity to get involved on campus and in the community. NEW KID ON THE BLOCK One of the newest clubs at CFCC is the  Read More
Caroline Burten

Marine veteran opens doors at CFCC for cultural awareness

  From Marine to Medicine Cape Fear Community College was the ideal choice for Marine veteran Caroline Burten. After completing her military commitment in Camp Lejeune, Burten chose CFCC to earn transferable college credits before returning to her home state of Texas where she plans to earn her bachelor’s degree, then apply to medical school.  Read More
Fraley Johnson

LPN-RN student and working mom of three earns Saklad Fellowship

Fraley Johnson, working mom of three, was on the hunt for an LPN to RN program that afforded her the flexibility she needed to work and be there for her kids. That’s when she discovered CFCC’s LPN-RN program, an accelerated program that provides licensed practical nurses the opportunity to continue to study to become a  Read More
Crystal Harris

CFCC Adult High School Grad Finds Her Passion in Counseling and Takes Next Steps at CFCC

CFCC adult high school graduate Crystal Harris discovered her passion at CFCC and is on her way to a career as a substance abuse counselor. “I used to struggle with questions like ‘what am I supposed to do now?’ and ‘how am I supposed to support my family?’” said Crystal Harris, CFCC adult high school  Read More
Mario Ramalho

CFCC Graduate Selected as NCSU Goodnight Scholar

CFCC class of 2021 graduate Mario Ramalho has been selected as a Goodnight Transfer Scholar at NC State University. The Goodnight Scholarship is valued at $21,000 per year for up to three years. Ramalho is among 25 Goodnight Transfer Scholars selected from across North Carolina. After serving nine years in the U.S. Navy, Ramalho enrolled  Read More
Jon Siemon

From a Love for Rollercoasters to a Passion for Mechanical Engineering

Jon Siemon, 18, holds acceptance letters from North Carolina State University, College of Engineering; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and the University of Texas at Austin, Cockrell School of Engineering and Jefferson Scholars Program. Siemon also sits on the waitlist for Harvard University. From a young age, Siemon’s eyes were set on  Read More
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