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Carroll Community College Recognized by Local Elected Officials, Declaring November 17, 2021, Carroll Community College Day

Release Date 2021-11-18

Trish McCarthy Carroll
Chief Communications Officer, Carroll Community College
410-386-8184

Westminster, Md., Wednesday, November 17, 2021 – Carroll Community College was officially recognized by The Board of Carroll County Commissioners and the Maryland General Assembly of Carroll County – Legislative District 5 for its exemplary performance resulting in being named number one community college in Maryland and tenth nationwide by College Consensus. They respectively declared November 17, 2021, Carroll Community College Day.

The Board of Carroll County Commissioners’ Proclamation stated in-part, “We are proud of our history and partnership with Carroll Community College and value its great contribution to the community.” The Proclamation continued, “We, The Board of Carroll County Commissioners, urge all county citizens to join us in applauding Carroll Community College’s high rankings with College Consensus. We appreciate Carroll Community College for providing accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to advance careers, enrich lives, and strengthen the community.”

The Maryland General Assembly of Carroll County – Legislative District 5 Official Citation noted, its sincerest congratulations to “the dedicated faculty and staff who have made this possible.”

Dr. James D. Ball, president of Carroll Community College, Kelly M. Frager, Chairperson for Carroll’s Board of Trustees, and Dr. Raza Khan, Chairperson of the College’s Sciences Division and Program Director for the STEM Scholars, received the official recognition on behalf of the College community. “I could not be prouder of our students, faculty and staff. Their dedication, persistence, and hard work are the reason we continue to excel on behalf of our students and our community,” said Dr. Ball. “They are the driving force behind making Carroll the community’s college.”

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Photo One Caption from Left to Right
First Row:  Steve Wantz, Commissioner District 1; Diane Foster, Trustee; Mary Kay Nevius-Mauer, Trustee; and Richard Weaver, Commissioner District 2
Second Row: Ed Rothstein, Commissioner District 5; Dr. Raza Khan, Chairperson Sciences Division and Program Director STEM Scholars; David O’Callaghan, Trustee; Dr. James Ball, President; Kelly Frager, Chairperson Carroll’s Board of Trustees; Dennis Frazier, Commissioner District 3; and David Bollinger, Trustee (Not pictured Eric Bouchat, Commissioner District 4 and Sherri-Le Bream, Trustee)

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Photo Two Caption from Left to Right:
Delegate Susan Krebs; Delegate April Rose; Delegate Haven Shoemaker; Kelly Frager, Carroll’s Board of Trustees Chairperson; Dr. James Ball, President; and Dr. Raza Khan, Chairperson Sciences Division and Program Direct STEM Scholars. (Not pictured Senator Justin Ready)

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Carroll Community College’s mission is Empowering learners. Changing lives. Building community. Carroll Community College (Carroll) provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to advance careers, enrich lives, and strengthen the community we serve. Carroll offers academic and career preparation leading to transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and for direct entry into professional opportunities. Personalized learning, small class size, individualized attention from expert faculty, affordability, a convenient location, and customized training and services to the business community all make Carroll a popular choice. Since 1993, the College has served more than 147,000 students of all ages and backgrounds. Carroll Community College is located at 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Md., 21157. Visit us on our website at www.carrollcc.edu.

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