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Cape Fear Community College yearbooks show students who love the sea

Some of the marine technology students in the 1970 edition of The Bridge.

A member of the dive club preparing to take a dip in the 1979 edition of The Bridge.

Editions of The Bridge, Cape Fear Community College’s yearbook, are now up on DigitalNC. These yearbooks span 1970-1989, with the 1988 edition covering the institutional name change from Cape Fear Technical Institute to Cape Fear Community College. Programs offered by Cape Fear Technical Institute included some specific to the institution’s location on North Carolina’s coast such as marine technology, as well as more traditional programs such as business administration and practical nursing. Cape Fear Community College has grown over the years but continues to offer marine technology, boat building, and boat manufacture and service programs alongside its other academic and vocational programs.

Click here to browse through editions of The Bridge. To learn more about Cape Fear Community College, visit their partner page, or take a look at their website.

The Cape Fear Technical Institute fleet in the 1974 edition of The Bridge

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