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MyStory 10

Success Stories of Catawba Valley Community College

Samantha Lo, of Maiden 
’07 Maiden High School
’09 CVCC A.A.S. Early Childhood Education and CVCC Lady Buccaneers Volleyball
Transferring to Appalachian State University

Samantha LoI graduated from Maiden High School in 2007 where I played volleyball for the school team and was very involved in art classes and contests. I got married early and had my son, but I wanted to go on to college and become a teacher.

I chose CVCC. I am earning an associate degree in early childhood education and getting my basic classes for my first two years completed. I plan on transferring to Appalachian State University to get a bachelor’s degree. And, I love playing volleyball for the CVCC Lady Buccaneers!

It’s been tough and complicated going to college while raising a baby, but at CVCC I have been able to arrange my classes to work with my family responsibilities. My instructors, my husband and my volleyball coach have been a great help!

I recommend CVCC all the time because you can get a great education for much less than you pay at a four year school and I was able to manage the class schedules easy. I have made some great friends and being in the athletic program has motivated me to do my best at my studies.

CVCC has given me the chance to be successful.
 I am CVCC.