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7600 IBM Drive
Charlotte, NC 28262
Courier #: 592
P: 980-343-5284  |  F: 980-343-5286 
Principal: Erik Turner
LC: Northeast
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Grades: 9-12
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Vance DECA

DECA is a youth organization associated with Marketing Education.  DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.  There are over 200,000 members in the U.S. Puerto Rico, Guam, Mexico, Germany, and Canada.  North Carolina has over 7,000 members in 150 high school chapters. Advisors: David Abelson, Gurmay, Renada Poteat

Executive Class Council

(ECC) is made up of 11th and 12th grade students.  This is the governing body of the school.  We host Miss Vance in the Fall, Homecoming and Senior Nights in the Fall and Spring, various student activities and support the community through community service and fundraising. Elections are held every spring for the upcoming school year.  To run, you must have a 3.0, 85% attendance at school and teacher recommendations.


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Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

FBLA is the national student organization for all secondary school students participating in business  and information technology education programs.  Membership is open to secondary school students, grades 6 through 12. FBLA is designed to function as an integral part of the instructional program of the business education curriculum.  The purpose of the organization is to “...provide opportunities for secondary school students to develop vocational and career supportive competencies for business and office occupations and to promote civic and personal responsibility.”

Gentlemen Emerging Notably Together in Society (GENTS)

Gents is a mentoring program meant to provide young men with academic support and guideance, leadership opportunities and participation in community service ventures. Advisor - Coach Budreau

Junior Class Council (JCC) 

is responsible for coordinating fundraisers and activities for the Junior class.  Some of the events that JCC is in charge of include: the Mr. Vance pageant and the Junior-Senior prom. Advisor -

Junior Marshals 

are selected from the junior class to serve as helpers to the seniors during senior week and graduation. They are selected based on GPA and rank. Usually the top 10% are selected to participate. They are required to be at all formal senior activities and wear the appropriate black and white ensemble. This is considered a great honor and is added to participants lists of accomplishments for collegiate acceptance purposes. Advisor -

Latino Club 

The Latino Club is dedicated to the participation in and enhancement of cultural activities relating to the Spanish-speaking world, providing leadership opportunities for students, and to volunteering in the community. The Latina Club meets the first Monday of each month from 6:40am - 7:10am or from 2:15pm - 3:15pm. Advisor - Ms.Weyrich

National Technical Honor Society 

(NTHS) is an honor society that recognizes excellence in career and technical education. The chapter builds and helps maintain effective partnerships with local business and industry and tries to promote critical workplace values such as skill development, honesty, responsibility,service, scholarship, citizenship and leadership. The students engage community service activities. Advisor -


Project Lead The Way (PLTW)

Project Lead The Way is all about teaching and learning. The hands-on, project and problem-based PLTW approach adds rigor to traditional technical programs and relevance to traditional academics. 
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Senior Class Council (SCC)

The SCC is responsible for fundraising for the senior gift to Vance as well as senior week.  

The Unify Club

The Unify Club is an inclusive club for all students to participate in. It is a club based around sports and is open to anyone regardless of ability level. The Unify Club is student lead and helps engage all students through school engagement opportunities as well as off campus events throughout the year. Our mission is to create a school environment that celebrates diversity and inclusion for all people. Advisor- Rebekah Bellai

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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