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FCTC Student Finds New Beginning in Cosmetology

     -     Oct 7th, 2013   -     I am FCTC   -     0 Comments

Amy Driggers is set to complete FCTC’s Cosmetology program in October. But the road to graduation has not been easy. One year ago, Amy found herself unemployed after an extended recovery from two back surgeries.  After five years invested in her previous career, she was not sure where to turn. To keep her mind busy, […]

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Mom and Daughter Tackle New Career Path Together

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Although she was employed full-time, Tina Niehaus was looking for a change.  After searching for an option that interested her, she enrolled at FCTC’s Pharmacy Technician program, and encouraged her daughter, Sarah Gibbs, to do the same. “I was looking for a program in the medical field, that would allow me to finish and begin […]

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Jamie Edwards

     -     Sep 18th, 2013   -     I am FCTC   -     0 Comments

Sometimes soldiers who give their best to our country return from active duty abroad to face a new kind of challenge at home, that of finding gainful employment. Palatka resident and First Coast Technical College student, Jamie Edwards served a 2007-2008 tour in Iraq to return home with hopes of finding a job. “Combat engineer […]

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