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Hunt Reappointed to NC Sheriffs' Education & Training Standards Commission

Steve O. Hunt, executive director of CVCC's Multicultural Affairs, was recently reappointed to a two-year term on the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission as a public member by Joe Hackney, Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

Before joining the faculty at CVCC, Hunt retired from the Hickory Police Department after 30 years of service. He has served on local and statewide committees and task forces, taught for the North Carolina Justice Academy and received numerous awards. He was recently appointed by the Catawba County Board of Commissioners to serve on Phase II of the Aging Leadership Planning Team.

He serves on a local bank advisory board, Lenoir-Rhyne University’s board of trustees and is a past member of the FORESIGHT Environmental Task Force of Catawba County.  He is a sustaining member, Paul Harris fellow, past assistant district governor, and past president of the Rotary Club of Hickory Sunshine.

Hunt earned an associate degree in criminal justice at Western Piedmont Community College and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at Lees-McRae College. He earned an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate, the highest award earned in law enforcement.

He and his wife, Sarah, have three adult children, Muriel Hunt of Hickory, Dee Hunt of Hickory, and Steven Hunt of Hickory, and five granddaughters.

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Updated 10.30.2008: Administrator