Catawba Valley Furniture Academy hosts graduation ceremony
The Catawba Valley Furniture Academy (CVFA) recently celebrated the graduation of 10 of its students.
These students successfully completed the requirements for certification in one of the seven disciplines taught at the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy, including manual cutting, automated cutting, sewing, spring up, inside upholstery, outside upholstery and pattern making.
All 10 of these graduates are working in the upholstered furniture industry or are pursuing additional classes within Catawba Valley Community College and the CVFA.
Graduates include Margarita Eslava, Libny Mendoza, Merahi Negrete, Alba Solis, Bupha Nacharoen, Aimee Tracy, Tasha Young, Tonoka Moore, Erika Meyer and Heber Urbina.
In attendance for the graduation ceremony were CVCC VP for Teaching and Learning Brice Melton; CVFA Instructors Ronnie Wilcox (Inside Upholstery), Jorge Roman (Outside Upholstery), Bill Bumgarner & Todd Huffman (Spring Up), Kevin Hammonds & Debra Elliott (Manual Cutting) and Angie Leatherman, Roxanne Mitchell, Windy Wilcox and Cherl Honeycutt (Sewing); and Sherrill Brands Human Resource Director Paula Daniels.
For more information about the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy, please contact Jennifer Eversole at 828-327-7000 ext. 4294 or email email@example.com or contact Lori Miller at 828-327-7000 ext. 4294 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Front row, from left, sewing graduates Margarita Eslava, Libny Mendoza, Merahi Negrete, Alba Solis and Bupha Nacharoen; back row, from left, CVFA Instructor Kevin Hammonds; CVCC VP for Teaching and Learning Brice Melton; CVFA Instructors Angie Leatherman and Windy Wilcox; Manual Cutting graduate Aimee Tracy, Sewing graduates Tasha Young and Tonoka Moore, Inside Upholstery graduate Erika Meyer, Manual Cutting graduate Heber Urbina; Sherrill Brands Human Resource Director Paula Daniels; and CVFA Instructor Roxanne Mitchell.
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