Lincoln County School of Technology – Gaston College Offsite Location

Gaston College partners with Lincoln County Schools to offer college courses through Career and College Promise (CCP) to eligible high school students who want to earn college credit tuition- free while still in high school.  Gaston College provides onsite college instruction at Lincoln County School of Technology (LCST) centrally located in Lincoln County and one of five high schools in Lincoln County.  Students can earn dual credit for high school and college courses that will lead to a CCP Career and Technical Education Certificate upon graduation. The goals of this program are to increase students’ access to college courses via hybrid and face to face teaching-learning models and encourage them to get a “jump start” on their future career choice.

Lincoln County School of Technology

Welcome

Begin your educational journey as a high school student through Gaston College. Whether you are looking for college classes that will provide you with job ready skills upon graduating, or you are looking for general education courses that will transfer to a four-year college or university, we have the right programs and student services to help you reach your goals.  The faculty and staff will provide the best educational experience and are dedicated to providing personalized instruction and a supportive learning environment that encourages students’ success. Jump start your education now!

Programs Available

In addition to general education courses taught online and at the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College, eligible high school students in Lincoln County are also able to enroll in career and technical education pathways at LCST that lead to a certificate.  These pathways are delivered hybrid and face to face.

Business Administration– Small Business Management Certificate – Students can earn a Certificate in Small Business Administration with 18 semester hours of credit and move seamlessly into Gaston College’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree program. Earning the certificate while in high school will save the student $1296 in tuition costs.

Criminal Justice Technology Certificate – Students can earn a Certificate in Criminal Justice with 18 semester hours of credit and move seamlessly into this Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree program. Earning the certificate while in high school will save the student $1296 in tuition costs.

Welding Technology Certificate – Students can earn a certificate in Welding Technology- Level I Welding with 15 semester hours of credit and move seamlessly into the Welding Diploma program. Earning the certificate while in high school will save the student $1050 in tuition costs.

Campus Directions/Map

Physical Address:  1 Timken Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092
Phone: 704-732-4084; Fax: 704-735-8292

Contact Information

Kimberly Wyont, Director of Educational Partnerships
704-922-6482; Wyont.kimberly@gaston.edu

Gail Ford, Assistant Dean of Lincoln Campus
704-748-5207; ford.gail@gaston.edu

Dr. Elizabeth Forgione-Barkas, Afternoon College Coordinator
704-922-6247; Forgione-Barkas.Elizabeth@gaston.edu

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