Johnston Community College Foundation Announces Business and Industry Partner of the Year

Published: April 7, 2022

Johnston County Sheriff’s Office Recognized as 2021 Recipient

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office was named the 2021 Business and Industry Partner of the Year during the annual Breakfast Before Business event hosted by the JCC Foundation and local Johnston County Chambers last month.

“Johnston Community College Public Safety Department is very appreciative of the support that has been shown to us from Sheriff Steve Bizzell and the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office,” said Kim Robertson, assistant vice president of public safety programs. "He is very dedicated to ensuring the students in our schools see what great opportunities Johnston Community College has to offer."

The Sheriff's Office plays a key role in transporting the college’s Emergency Medical Simulations trailer to area schools. Sheriff Bizzell's team has moved the trailer across the county to give local high school students the opportunity to learn hands-on CPR training. JCC’s EMS students also use it to practice real-world clinical scenarios.

“We are grateful to the sheriff’s office for helping us with this,” says Director of EMS Programs Mick Stewart. “We could not do it without them.”

Presenting Sponsors for the 2022 Breakfast Before Business included; AdVenture Development, Benson Chamber of Commerce, Benton Sawrey for NC Senate, Beth Watson of Coldwell Banker Advantage, Clayton Chamber of Commerce, Cornerstone Custom Printing, Country Superstars 102.3 FM, Representative Donna White for NC House District 26, First Flight Federal Credit Union, House Autry, KS Bank, Novo Nordisk, Stephenson General Contractors, TNT Ad Specialties, Triangle East Chamber of Commerce, United Community Bank, and Woody’s Computing.

Contributions from the event support the Investing in Bright Futures Annual Fund, providing scholarship support and funding to address the greatest needs at JCC.

EMS Simulations Trailer

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