Edgecombe Community College (ECC) has received ACT’s Career Preparedness Award, the only North Carolina school to receive the award. From left are Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, State Treasurer Janet Cowell, ACT Vice President Scott Montgomery, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. June Atkinson, ECC President Dr. Deborah Lamm, and State Board of Education members Rebecca Taylor, William Cobey Jr., and A.L. Buddy Collins. Cobey is the State Board chair and Collins is the vice chair.