Stephen Steen of Cullowhee was sworn in as a student representative to Southwestern Community College’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the Burrell Building on SCC’s Jackson Campus.
A second-year student in SCC’s Human Services Technology program, Steen is pursuing a certificate in Substance Abuse Treatment as well as an associate degree.
“Stephen is determined to make a difference in our world, and we’re proud to have him join the Board of Trustees as our student representative,” said Dr. Don Tomas, SCC President. “In an era when the opioid crisis dominates the headlines and threatens to further infect our nation, Stephen is fighting back on the front lines.”
During his time at SCC, Stephen started the Collegiate Recovery Club that meets weekly. He’s also started the NC RAW (Recovery All Ways) podcast, which continues to draw a growing audience.
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