Virginia College in Fort Pierce Hosts Grand Opening

Nov 4, 2014

Approximately 150 guests recently attended the Grand Opening of the Fort Pierce Campus. Campus President Vince Femia welcomed special guests Florida State Representative Gayle B. Harrell, District 83, and Fort Pierce Mayor Linda Hudson who spoke at the ribbon cutting. Also speaking was Culinary Arts student Christopher Gordon who shared his inspirational story. Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College, led by Program Director Steven Scerenscko, provided an elegant array of food for the reception. Tours and demonstrations were offered by each department as well.

Chefs together at Fort Pierce Grand Opening.
Culinard chefs led by Steven Scerenscko (second from right).

A crowded room at the reception for the event.
Guests enjoy a dazzling array of treats prepared by Culinard.

Group photo of nearly 100 people in front of the new campus facade for the ribbon cutting.
President Vince Femia (center) leads guests and the Virginia College team in cutting the ribbon.

Christopher Gordon head shot.
Student, Christopher Gordon

Execs of Fort Pierce with their guests.
Left to right: Mike Arpaio, Campus President/Administration, Vince Femia, Fort Pierce President, Florida State Representative Gayle B. Harrell, District 83, Jack Clark, Group President East, and Chuck Trierweiler, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer ECA.

Group of Fort Pierce cosmotology
Cosmetology Instructors led by Tami Porter (third from right)

Scott Smith Group Picture.
Left to right: Virginia College guest Rhonda Blakey, with Scott Smith, Market Development Manager, and Michele Pearson, Senior Media Buyer, ECA.