CMT Empowering Education Free Concert at Fletcher Technical Community College
Schriever, LA – Fletcher Technical Community College hosted a CMT Empowering Education Free Concert featuring Louisiana’s own Courtney Cole from Mandeville. This free concert was one of eight in the CMT Empowering Education tour. The concert was Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the atrium at Fletcher’s main campus. Prior to the concert, the College hosted a Community Resource Fair at 5:30 pm to provide information about the College, resources, and continuing education opportunities. The event had over 120 attendees and one lucky person, Jessica Blanchard, won a Fletcher Scholarship by entering her name in a raffle. Other prizes were given out to attendees for answering Fletcher’s trivia questions correctly.
The purpose of this event was to make the community aware of the College and all the great opportunities it has to offer. The concert started with a four student panel, Shardel Walker, Kayla Metrejean, Richard “Ricky” Johnson, and Cedric Brown, Jr. and the moderator was Lucia Folk, Vice President of Public Affairs with CMT. The students talked about their person experience at Fletcher and were asked questions about why they chose Fletcher, and what words of advice they could give to future students.
Pictured Left to Right: Kayla Metrejean graduated in December with an Associate Degree in General Studies, Richard “Ricky” Johnson graduated in December with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and now pursuing an Associate Degree in General Studies, Shardel Walker graduated from the Nursing Assistant program and now pursuing an Associate Degree in Business Administration, and Cedric Brown, Jr. is majoring in Integrated Production Technologies and will graduate in May.
The opening act were three young ladies from Central Lafourche High School who did an awesome job performing three cover songs.
The main act Courtney Cole and her band performed several of her songs like Cool Girl, Fall like Rain and Can’t Buy Love. The night was electrifying. Everyone had a great time and many attendee stayed after to take photos with Courtney and get her autograph.