LCC finishes second in statewide wellness challenge
Front row, from left, are Lenoir Community College team members Director of Marketing, Recruiting and Communications Richy Huneycutt; Accounting Assistant Sharon Moore, team captain; President Dr. Rusty Hunt; Director of Continuing Education Special Programs Dawn Kantz; and Statewide Wellness Coordinator Katherine Hilliard; back row, Director of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Programs Samara Taft; BLET Director Daniel McLawhorn; Director of Health Related Programs, Continuing Education Dr. Faith Bynu; and Student Recruiter Mallory Kennedy. Not pictured are team members Carlos Cotto and Candice Madden. Submitted photo
Lenoir Community College took second place overall in the state in the Miles for Wellness Challenge 19 sponsored by the Total Rewards Division of the Office of State Human Resources. The challenge takes place twice a year. The LCC team, Bionic Steppers, competed in the Bionic Hare Division.
LCC was first among community colleges competing in Challenge 19. Miles for Wellness is a virtual, team-based walking initiative by and for the state employees of North Carolina. The purpose of Miles for Wellness is to encourage and support employees to increase their level of physical activity, with the goal of 10,000 steps, or the equivalent of 5 miles, achieved most days of the weeks.