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Alexander Furniture Academy Grads Honored

Students completing Catawba Valley Community College’s Alexander Furniture Academy were recently recognized at a ceremony held in their honor at CVCC’s Alexander Applied Technologies Center in Taylorsville.


Alex Furniture Academy Grads June '18

Graduates of the 24-week training program completed a learning track of Sewing Operator or Upholstery Craftsman. Graduates include Dana Arroya, Xong Chang, Brittany Crouch, Yer Her, Nhia Lee, Oscar Olivas, Francisco Ortega, Miranda Richmond, William Stones, Charlene Teague, Kao Vang, Yang Vue, Sheng Vang, Cheng Vue, and Maikoua Xiong.  

The Alexander Furniture Academy is a public/private partnership between major Alexander County furniture manufacturers and the college to prepare students for skilled positions that are in high demand by some of the largest employers in our area.

Founding sponsors include Craftmaster Furniture, Kincaid Furniture, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.

For more information about enrolling, contact Lori Price Director, CVCC Furniture Workforce Development, 828-327-7000, ext. 4284,



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