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CCCC graduates 10 from BLET program

Click to enlarge,  Pictured are members of Central Carolina Community College's Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduating class -- (left to right), front row, Isael Dominguez, John Thomas, Alyona Eakes, and Corey Smith; back row, Steven Nordlof, Zachary Hayes, Spencer Williams, Joshua Elliott, Philip Hanson, and Mathew Bell. For more information about the college's BLET program, visit www.cccc.edu/blet or contact Robert Powell at rpowell@cccc.edu or 919-777-7774.

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01.09.2020College & CommunityCollege GeneralGraduationsStudents/Graduates

SANFORD - Ten Central Carolina Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training Cadets graduated from the fall day class during a Dec. 19 graduation ceremony at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic & Conference Center.

Graduates, with hometowns, were Mathew Anthony Bell (Sanford), Isael Gomez Dominguez (Siler City), Alyona Elizabeth Eakes (Cary), Joshua Theodore Elliott (Fayetteville), Philip Steven Hanson (Siler City), Zachary Keith Hayes (Carthage), Steven William Nordlof (Lillington), Corey Maurice Smith (Pittsboro), John Dylan Thomas (Sanford), and Class Leader Spencer Heath Williams (Raleigh).

Several of the graduates were recognized for outstanding achievement during their training. They were: Most Improved Physical Fitness - Mathew Anthony Bell; Fastest Police Officers Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) - Chase/ Apprehension - Corey Maurice Smith; Fastest Police Officers Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) - Rescue - Mathew Anthony Bell, Corey Maurice Smith, and Spencer Heath Williams; Jimmy Collins Top Gun Award - Spencer Heath Williams; Highest Course Grade Point Average - Zachary Keith Hayes; and Highest State Exam - Philip Steven Hanson.

Captain Brian Estes of the Lee County Sheriff's Office was guest speaker. Class Response was by Spencer Williams, Class Leader. Welcome was by Amy Snider-Wells, CCCC Department Chair, Public Safety & Instructor.

Robert Powell, CCCC Director of Basic Law Enforcement Training, awarded the graduation certificates.

Presentation of Colors was by the Chatham County Sheriff's Color Guard. Salutation was by Drew Goodson, CCCC Dean of Career & Technical Education.

Sponsoring agencies for the BLET class were the Broadway Police Department, Chatham County Sheriff's Office, Fuquay-Varina Police Department, Harnett County Sheriff's Office, Lee County Sheriff's Office, Moore County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, and Siler City Police Department.

For more information about the college's BLET program, visit www.cccc.edu/blet or contact Robert Powell at rpowell@cccc.edu or 919-777-7774.