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For Immediate Release
RALEIGH, NC - 11/27/2018
Contact: Robert L. Ford,
rlford@ncpoultry.org


Wilkes Community College recipient of recruiting grant from US Poultry & Egg Association


Wilkes Community College recipient of recruiting grant from US Poultry & Egg Association

Photo Credit: (Pictured L to R): Elizabeth Williams, WCC student; Andrew Boyles, NC Poultry Federation executive board member and Tyson Foods complex manager; Cole White, WCC student; John Starkey, President of US Poultry & Egg Association; Bryson Key, WCC student; Matthew Greene, WCC Animal Science lead instructor; Austin Gentle, WCC student; Frank Blevins, Animal Science/horticulture instructor. (Photo courtesy of USPOULTRY)

 

Wilkes Community College (WCC), located in Wilkesboro, NC, was recently awarded a $7,000 grant from the US Poultry & Egg Association. The grant was made possible in part by an endowing foundation grant from Case Farms and will help with student recruiting efforts for the Associate in Applied Sciences degree in Applied Animal Science Technology. The grant check was presented by John Starkey, President of US Poultry & Egg Association to Matthew Greene, of Wilkes Community College. Andrew Boyles, a Tyson Foods employee and 1st Vice President of the NC Poultry Federation joined the presentation along with other WCC faculty and students.

 

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