Meet the next featured students in our “Your time. Your place.” marketing campaign. Launched in the fall semester last year as part of Chesapeake College’s new branding, the campaign highlights real students who turned to Chesapeake for their various goals.
At Chesapeake College, state-of-the-art facilities, great faculty and affordable tuition make our programs the smart choice for students planning advanced professional degrees, certificate and degree programs, career preparation, workforce training, transfer degrees and Dual Enrollment.
1. Deep Patel, Hurlock
Deep turned to Chesapeake to as a first step in becoming a pharmaceutical lawyer. Looking at a long and costly college road, he knew he could build a strong foundation in General Education courses and hone his leadership skills in an affordable, high-quality environment. An active leader and SGA Vice-President, Deep’s campus success makes starting here a winning case.
2. Shelby Glessner, Cambridge
Inspired by a Horn Point Oyster Hatchery internship, Shelby turned to Chesapeake to launch her career as an environmental scientist. Set on turning the tide for the Bay and its waterways, she’s charted a path in research, restoration and education.
3. Chris Boettcher, Chester
Twenty years after graduating college, Chester resident and Queen Anne’s Co. fire inspector Chris Boettcher turned to Chesapeake’s nationally certified paramedic training program to further advance his first responder skills. Chris came to Chesapeake to add more lifesaving skills to his already impressive resume. Our evening certification and flexible schedule made enhancing his skills a breeze.
4. Dacia Nurse, Greensboro
Inspired by her brother’s time as SGA President, Dacia turned to Chesapeake to launch her college journey. Exploring different career options, she quickly discovered a passion for biology (or and health or and dental). Now, this student leader is earning her A.A. degree and dental assistant certificate to be an orthodontist.
5. Deanna Ewing-Evans, Easton
Deanna already owned a successful contracting company when she turned to Chesapeake for a CDL. In just six-weeks, she attained the commercial driving certification to operate trucks, haul materials, and grow her business. A family affair – Deanna’s husband and stepson are graduates – R.L. Ewing continues to add expand its fleet to meet the growing demand for safe and skilled drivers.