General Assembly members share gratitude with students at Catawba Valley Community College

By John Bailey, Hickory Daily Record

CVCC Furniture Academy | John Bailey Photo

Students at the Catawba Valley Community College furniture academy have a leg up on others looking for work in the industry.

They can put on their resume some practical, real-world experience after being part of a project to build more than 50 loveseats for the North Carolina capital building in Raleigh this year.

Members of the North Carolina General Assembly made their support clear for this kind of manufacturing education this week when Speaker of the House Tim Moore along with state Representatives for Catawba County Jay Adams and Mitchell Setzer visited the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy (CVFA) to thank the students and their instructors.

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