WILKESBORO — Chris McClanahan, a student in the advertising and graphic design curriculum at Wilkes Community College, won first prize in a statewide logo design competition. The competition from North Carolina Space Grant was open to all community college students across the state.
The logo design, which appears on T-shirts, flyers, stickers and in the social media, is for the 2018 Community College High Altitude Ballooning Team Challenge, which is sponsored by NASA. McClanahan attended the Balloon Challenge in Hickory on April 7 where he was recognized with his winning design.
Wilkes Community College, a member of the North Carolina Community College System, is a public, two-year, open-door institution serving the people of Wilkes, Ashe and Alleghany counties and beyond. Established in 1965, WCC continues to build on a strong history of meeting the educational needs and cultural interests of our students, community, and workforce. WCC prepares learners for success in a dynamic world.