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Black History Month panel set for Thursday

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Wilson Community College will host a dozen black leaders for the “Be Inspired” Black History Month Leader Success Panel from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the DelMastro Auditorium.

The WCC Student Government Association, Student Support Services and Influential Men Achieving Greatness through Education are presenting the event.

The leaders include Gabe Farris of Southern Bank; Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens; JoAnne Woodard, founder and executive director of Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education; John McNeil, Wilson County Schools teacher; Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard; Maurice Barnes, co-founder of The Gentlemen’s Agreement; Carol White, Wilson Community College Trustee; Wilson City Councilman Michael Bell; Willie Thomas, retired Wilson County Schools coach; Johnnie Crumpler, youth engagement leader and boxer; and Wilson Police Chief Thomas Hopkins.

For more information, contact Melody Parker-Eatmon, a career counselor in the WCC student development department, at 252-246-1435 or mp0084@wilsoncc.edu.

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