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Five Graduate from Vehicle Escort Operators Class at SCC


Five students recently graduated from Surry Community College’s Vehicle Escort Operators course at the Yadkin Center.

The graduates include Maria Araceli Machuca Alderete of Burlington; Jackie Hussey of Carthage; Joshua Mason of Middlesboro, Ky.; Jason Good of Harrogate, Tn.; and Christopher Widner of New Tazewell, Tn.

Median pay for escort vehicle drivers is $34,600 per year, according to Drivers with experience can make more than $51,000.

Surry Community College will be offering another section of the Vehicle Escort Operators initial course on Saturday, Sep. 24 at the Yadkin Center. A renewal course will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8.

This course is designed to meet the training requirements set by the N.C. Department of Transportation to certify Oversize-Overweight load escort vehicle drivers. Course components consist of defensive driving, escort driver requirements, skills training, and an exam.

Tuition for the course is $71. For more information about this class or to register, call the Yadkin Center at (336) 386-3580.

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