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The Honeycutt Center

To meet the growing demand for programs in Scotland County, Richmond Community College opened the Honeycutt Center in 2010 in downtown Laurinburg.Honeycutt Center The multi-purpose facility houses a variety of curriculum and Workforce and Economic Development classes.

Workforce & Economic Development (WED) Classes

If you are looking for career training, workforce advancement or personal enrichment classes, explore the many noncredit classes RichmondCC offers through its Workforce and Economic Development division. Our WED division can also provde your business or company with customized workforce training. For more information, contact Honeycutt Center Administrative Assistant Myra Locklear at (910) 410-1831, email, or contact us online.

Nursing Assistant I

The Nursing Assistant I program is offered at the Honeycutt Center. This is a 136-146 contact hour course offered in a traditional classroom setting. This training program includes day, evening and hybrid class options, and will prepare you to successfully complete a state of North Carolina competency evaluation examination. This allows the nurse aide to be listed on the N.C. Nurse Aide I Registry. For more information, contact Allied Health Coordinator Tina Nielsen at (910) 410-1833, by email, or contact us online.

More WED Classes/Programs

WED Class Schedule

Curriculum Programs

Practical Nursing (LPN)

Students who enroll in the Practical Nursing program complete this diploma program at the Honeycutt Center. The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students participate in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). For more information, contact counselor Crystal Shaw at (910) 410-1729, email or contact us online.

Heating & A/C Technician

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology (AHRT) program is housed at the Honeycutt Center. This curriculum provides the basic knowledge to develop skills necessary to work with residential and light commercial systems. Topics include mechanical refrigeration, heating and cooling theory, electricity, controls, and safety. The diploma program covers air conditioning, furnaces, heat pumps, tools and instruments. The associate degree program covers residential building codes, residential system sizing, and advanced comfort systems. For more information, contact lead instructor Bill Frye at (910) 410-1938, by email or contact us online.

Placement Testing

You can complete the placement tests at the Honeycutt Center. Testing sessions are scheduled at the Honeycutt Center in Laurinburg twice a week. The placement tests assess your reading, writing, math, and computer skills. A reading competency test may be required before taking some WED classes, including Nursing Assistant I, Phlebotomy and Basic Law Enforcement Training. Other placement tests may be required before starting a two-year degree program. To schedule a test session at the Honeycutt Center, call Admissions Counselor/Student Services Don Smeigh at (910) 410-1832 or email

Adult Education

If you’re an adult who would like to finish your high school education or just review the basics, we offer Adult Education classes at the Honeycutt Center, including Adult High School diploma classes and High School Eqivalency test prep classes. For more information about classes at the Honeycutt Center, contact Terry Thompson at (910) 410-1787 or email

Z.V. Pate Community Room

The Z.V. Pate Community Room may be reserved for use by organizations in the Scotland County area for meetings and trainings. This room has a teaching station with a computer, internet access and whiteboards, and has a seating capacity of 48.  To reserve the community room, contact Honeycutt Center Administrative Assistant Myra Locklear at (910) 410-1831 or