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HCI, CCCC open inmate barber school

10.20.2008Curriculum Programs

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HCI, CCCC open inmate barber school

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Harnett Correctional Institution, in Lillington, dedicatedrnits new Central Carolina Community College Barber School/Barber Shop with anrnopen house for invited guests and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Speakers for thernOct. 14 event were from the N.C. Department of Corrections, Division ofrnPrisons, State Board of Barber Examiners, HCI, and the college. HCIrnadministrator Joseph Hall (with scissors) cut the dedicatory ribbon as guestsrnwatched. From the left are Pat Chavis, region director for the Division ofrnPrisons; Bill Tyson, Central Carolina C.C. Harnett County provost; collegernPresident T. Eston Marchant III; Hall; Patsy McCoy (back), chairman of thernBarber Board of Examiners; Bonnie Boyette, Division of Prisons chief of programrnservices; Luther Gore, former chairman of the N.C. Barber Board of Examiners;rnKeith Acree, DOC director of public affairs; and Arthur Clark, DOC educationrnspecialist. The program currently has 20 student inmates in training to bernbarbers. The goal of the program is to provide the inmates with good job skillsrnso that when they return to their communities they will be responsible,rncontributing citizens.

HCI, CCCC open inmate barber school

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Harnett Correctional Institution, in Lillington, dedicatedrnits new Central Carolina Community College Barber School/Barber Shop with anrnopen house for invited guests and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Speakers for thernOct. 14 event were from the N.C. Department of Corrections, Division ofrnPrisons, State Board of Barber Examiners, HCI, and the college. During thernceremony, those who were instrumental in bringing it to pass were presentedrnwith plaques. Central Carolina C.C. was recognized for its dedication torneducation at HCI. Holding the etched plaque are (from left) Bill Tyson, therncollege’s Harnett County provost, and Dr. T. Eston Marchant III, collegernpresident. The goal of the barbering program is to provide the inmates withrngood job skills so that when they return to their communities they will bernresponsible, contributing citizens.

HCI, CCCC open inmate barber school

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Harnett Correctional Institution, in Lillington, dedicatedrnits new Central Carolina Community College Barber School/Barber Shop with anrnopen house for invited guests and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Speakers for thernOct. 14 event were from the N.C. Department of Corrections, Division ofrnPrisons, State Board of Barber Examiners, HCI, and the college. While thernceremony was going on outside, inside the facility the student inmates werernpracticing on each other the skills they are learning. Ahmad Simmonsrn(reclining) relaxes while Frank Brunson applies a facial. The goal of thernprogram is to provide the inmates with good job skills so that when they returnrnto their communities they will be responsible, contributing citizens.

HCI, CCCC open inmate barber school

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Harnett Correctional Institution, in Lillington, dedicatedrnits new Central Carolina Community College Barber School/Barber Shop with anrnopen house for invited guests and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Speakers for thernOct. 14 event were from the N.C. Department of Corrections, Division ofrnPrisons, State Board of Barber Examiners, HCI, and the college. While thernceremony was going on outside, the student inmates inside the facility werernpracticing on each other the skills they are learning. Pictured giving facialsrnare (from left) Nicholas Evans (standing), with Barrick Stevenson in the chair;rnDarryl Simpson, with Myron White; and Frank Brunson, with Ahmad Simmons. The 20rnstudents in the program will become provisional barbers for the DOC. When theyrnare released, they can apply to the examining board to receive their barberrnlicenses. The goal of the program is to provide the inmates with good jobrnskills so that when they return to their communities they will be responsible,rncontributing citizens.

HCI, CCCC open inmate barber school

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Harnett Correctional Institution in Lillington dedicated itsrnnew Central Carolina Community College Barber School/Barber Shop with an openrnhouse for invited guests and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Speakers for the Oct.rn14 event were from the N.C. Department of Corrections, Division of Prisons, StaternBoard of Barber Examiners, HCI, and the college. Following the ceremony, thernguests toured the facility. In the barber school (from left) Michael Cheek,rnCentral Carolina C.C. barbering instructor, and Walter Cotton (back), CCCCrnBarbering Department chairman, give some pointers to student inmate BrianrnHenderson (right) on shaving student inmate Danny Garcia. The 20 students inrnthe program will become provisional barbers for the DOC. When they arernreleased, they can apply to the examining board to receive their barberrnlicenses. The goal of the program is to provide the inmates with good jobrnskills so that when they return to their communities they will be responsible,rncontributing citizens.

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