Jamal Moss '12 didn't let his high school counselor at West Charlotte High School talk him out of applying to CPCC. "She wanted me to attend N.C. Central University or N.C. A&T,"
explains Jamal. "She was afraid I wouldn't succeed at CPCC; that I would become another statistic.
Evidently, it was a trend the counselor had seen many times before young African-American male plans to apply to a two-year college, attend and one day transfer to a four-year institution, only to fail.
Fortunately for Jamal, the counselor didn't know him and his ability to defy the odds at all costs. More...