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FAYETTEVILLE, NC – April 16, 2019 – Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) announces that President Dr. J. Larry Keen and the FTCC Board of Trustees have named Cumberland County Commissioner Glenn B. Adams as Honorary Trustee of the College and Board of Trustees. Dr. Keen and Board Chair Ronald Crosby Jr. presented the distinguished honor to Adams at the April 15, 2019 Board of Trustees meeting. The designation of honorary trustee recognizes an individual for exceptional service and support of the College through the years.

Mr. Adams is a senior partner with Adams, Burge, and Boughman, P.L.L.C. He has served as the Director of Recruitment and Placements at North Carolina Central University’s School of Law and Clerk for the Honorable Clifton Johnson, N.C. Court of Appeals.

Elected in 2014 to serve on the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners as a representative for District 1, Adams later served as the Board’s vice chair (2016) and chair (2017). Commissioner Adams was reelected in 2018 to a four-year term. He currently serves as a member of the Cape Fear Valley Hospital System Board of Trustees and previously served this Board in an appointed position prior to being elected as a County Commissioner.

Glen Adams attended North Carolina Central University’s School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1984. He received his bachelor of arts degree (1981) from North Carolina State University and attended Oxford University in England during the summer of 1978. He is a member of the Cumberland County Bar Association and served as Cumberland County Bar Association President (2001-2002). Mr. Adams is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, and Fayetteville Area Minority Lawyers Association.

Mr. Adams is married to the Honorable Gale M. Adams, Superior Court Judge of the 12th Judicial District, and they have five children.

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