The Outstanding Alumni Award (OAA) honors and recognizes those alumni who have achieved professional accomplishments in their chosen career and who have made significant contributions to their community and to the lives of others. Recipients of this prestigious award represent the ideal of caring, successful, and committed person to whom the Stanly Community College community can look to as an example.
Nominations for the Outstanding Alumni Award are accepted every spring from SCC's faculty and staff.
Amy Ray, Class of 2017, received the Outstanding Alumni Award. Following graduation from SCC, Amy earned a bachelor’s degree from UNC Charlotte and master’s degree from UNC Greensboro. Since then, she has been highly active in Future Business Leaders of America Collegiate. She began her career at Price Waterhouse Cooper and is now in the core tax division of BDO USA, an international accounting network headquartered in Charlotte.
David William Plyler, Class of 2014, received the Outstanding Alumni Award.
Today, Mr. Souther serves as an Associate Professor at Lindsey Wilson College of Kentucky in their Criminal Justice Online program. He also continues to teach online Political Science courses for SCC.
She is currently the Social Media Manager and Lead Auctioneer for Eastway Wrecker & Auction Services in Charlotte. Ms. Williams also owns her own online business called Dainty Dots Online Gift Boutiques found at www.DaintyDotsToo.com, which specializes in handmade crafts, custom embroidery and vinyl.