The state's community college system is honoring its best and brightest today.
Among honorees today are 58 students, one from each of the state's community colleges, who will receive the system's Academic Excellence Award.
Local winners include:
Melissa S. Dean of Alamance Community College
Christopher Ryan Hart of Durham Technical Community College
Joshua McCune of Johnston Community College
Sharon Ingandela of Vance-Granville Community College
Aneta K. Mrozek of Wake Technical Community College
In addition, The Gov. Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award winner is Antonio McNeill of Johnston Community College.