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Najira Davis is the Gaston College SGA President for 2020-2021

Najira Davis is the Gaston College SGA President for 2020-2021

Najira A. Davis is the current president of the Gaston College Student Government Association. She began her term in office in August 2020. Davis has attended Gaston College since 2016, her freshman year at Gaston Early College High School. The GECHS program enables Davis to graduate in May 2021 with both her high school diploma […]

Gaston College Partners with Gaston County Schools to do COVID-19 screenings

As Gaston County schoolchildren in grades K through 12 went back to school last week, Gaston College health students and the County schools partnered to screen the students for COVID-19 as they arrived at their schools.  Thirty-six health students, dressed in black shirts and wearing cloth face coverings and their Gaston College name badges for […]

Humanitarianism is a passion for Gaston College student Misty Long

Misty Long, a student in the Arts and Sciences program at Gaston College, intends to build a career based on her passion for humankind. A single mother of three, she works part-time, attends classes, and finds the time to volunteer in her community. Long enrolled at Gaston College in the 2017/2018 school year, following a […]

Basic Law Enforcement Training graduates score a 100 percent passing rate on state exam

Fourteen graduates from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program at Gaston College recently completed their training and passed the state certification exam. Students in the class scored a 100% passing rate. The BLET program spans over 18 weeks of intense training divided into 36 topics of instruction. Approximately 65% is in the classroom and […]

Gaston College helped Andrew Molby fulfill his goal to be a first responder

Andrew Molby, who will graduate from Gaston College in May, overcame learning disabilities to successfully complete the Emergency Medical Sciences program and earn an Associate in Applied Science degree. Currently employed with Gaston County EMS, Molby recently transitioned from a part-time to a full-time position with the service. “Andrew is the finest student I have […]

Sharima Natasha Harmon overcame challenges to graduate with two degrees from Gaston College—and will return for additional studies

Positivity and determination have helped Sharima Natasha Harmon pursue her studies at Gaston College. At the end of the current school semester, she will graduate with Associate in General Education and Associate in Criminal Justice Forensics degrees. Harmon is a full-time student carrying an overload of classes and is a single mother to a 10-year-old […]

David Buckner will graduate from Gaston College and Ashbrook High School and will attend UNC-Charlotte as a Levine Scholar

David Buckner will graduate from Gaston College in May with an Associate in Science degree. In June, he will graduate as valedictorian of Ashbrook High School in Gastonia. He is the second Ashbrook student to earn an associate degree before receiving a high school diploma, and the first to have an Associate in Science degree. […]

Shane Fogarty excelled at GECHS and Gaston College, and will attend NC State with the help of a scholarship from the SECU Foundation

Senior Shane Fogarty graduated at the top of the Gaston Early College High School Class of 2020, and on May 15 he also completed his Associate in Engineering degree by taking mostly upper-level math and science courses at Gaston College. GECHS offers Gaston County students the opportunity to receive a high school diploma while working […]

As Gaston College SGA Treasurer, Jenny Lopez-Saldivar learned leadership skills and the meaning of friendship

Serving as the Treasurer of the Gaston College Student Government Association helped Jenny Lopez-Saldivar become a better leader. Lopez-Saldivar will graduate from Gaston College in May and intends to continue her education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. “I wanted to be part of the SGA so I could serve the student body,” […]

Gaston College alumnus Gelena M. Royster returned to the College to earn additional credentials

Gelena M. Royster is a proud alumnus of Gaston College and is also a member of the Gaston College Class of 2020. In 2013, she earned her first associate of arts degree with a double major in Human Service Technology and At-Risk Youth. Upon graduation, she will have earned a Gerontology Certification and a Substance […]