Blue Ridge Community College Offers Fertile Ground For Growth
Last updated 11/22/2021 at 12:02pm
Blue Ridge Community College student Felipe Duenes was looking for an opportunity to grow professionally and better provide for his family. He found fertile soil at Blue Ridge.
Duenes, a native of Miami, Florida, and son of migrant workers, grew up traveling throughout the Southeast, moving occasionally to follow the crops. After moving to North Carolina in 2016, he found work in landscaping and enjoyed working outdoors. But, said Duenes, “I was getting tired of getting laid off after the fall season, so I decided to apply at Transylvania Regional Hospital. I really wanted to get my...