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In 1986, Richmond County Schools and Richmond Community College initiated Tech Prep, a course of study for students interested in such technical careers as drafting and nursing. High school courses prepared students for continued study at the college.
Community colleges, traditionally considered a second rate form of higher education, is increasingly making a first grade contribution to the state’s economy and work force. North Carolina’s fifty-eight community colleges are proving themselves an asset for fields such as biotechnology, welding, law enforcement, aviation, and manufacturing.