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Tewksbury Woman to Represent Students on NECC Board of Trustees
September 21, 2017 – 8:28 pm

Hannah Benning of Tewksbury, MA has been elected the student representative to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees.
A General Studies: Art major, Benning is a 2015 graduate of Shawsheen Regional Technical High School.
While …

More than half of NECC Students Voted in 2016
September 18, 2017 – 1:32 pm
More than half of NECC Students Voted in 2016

Northern Essex Community College students are voting in numbers higher than their peers at community colleges and public and private colleges and universities, according a recent study conducted by the Institute for Democracy & Higher …

Bradford Woman Earns NECC Scholarships
September 12, 2017 – 4:04 pm
Bradford Woman Earns NECC Scholarships

Health issues in her early teens may have interrupted Courtney Morin’s high school education, but she isn’t letting anything interfere with her Northern Essex Community College education and has a near perfect GPA, a lengthy …

Nursing is Her Calling
August 30, 2017 – 7:50 pm
Nursing is Her Calling

Allison Belisle of Haverhill always had an interest in nursing, but it took some time for her to realize it was truly her calling.
After graduating from Haverhill High School in 2009, Allison attended a small …

Involvement in Student Activities Leads to Success at NECC and Beyond
August 28, 2017 – 6:41 pm
Involvement in Student Activities Leads to Success at NECC and Beyond

Participating in everything from the Top Notch Players theater group to the Student Senate and the basketball team, Grant Bellino‘s involvement on the campus earned him the nickname Mr. NECC. Through all this, he discovered …

Lawrence Man Receives College Scholarship
August 17, 2017 – 6:08 pm
Lawrence Man Receives College Scholarship

Electrician Carlos Vilar is so intent on earning a college degree that he willingly uses his vacation and personal time through work to get it. The Lawrence resident, who holds a 4.0 GPA in Northern …

Bachelor Completion Program at NECC Makes Transfer Easy
August 16, 2017 – 5:07 pm
Bachelor Completion Program at NECC Makes Transfer Easy

As someone who didn’t particularly enjoy high school, David Arivella of Haverhill wasn’t looking forward to signing up for even more years of education. It took a little push from his family before he applied …

NECC Helps Make Lawrence Man’s Dream a Reality
August 11, 2017 – 6:57 pm
NECC Helps Make Lawrence  Man’s Dream a Reality

When Maireny Rodriguez moved to Lawrence from the Dominican Republic he was 18, couldn’t speak English, but dreamed of becoming an engineer.
Maireny credits NECC’s support services with helping him achieve that dream.
In fact, NECC played …

Recent NECC Grad Heads to UMass Boston with Full Scholarship
August 8, 2017 – 4:30 pm
Recent NECC Grad Heads to UMass Boston with Full Scholarship

Klinbert Garcia expects to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from UMass Boston and very little debt, thanks to his decision to start at Northern Essex Community College.
A 2014 graduate of Methuen High School, …

Methuen Mom Makes Demanding Schedule Look Easy
August 4, 2017 – 1:04 pm
Methuen Mom Makes Demanding Schedule Look Easy

The only thing more impressive than Karina Calderon’s schedule is her persistence and work ethic.
The 35-year-old Methuen woman credits Northern Essex with helping her strike a balance between school, work, and family. Karina, who graduated …

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