Film exec to guide community college's vocation program

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Helping students to "create" their futures in light of a changing world is Gerald Waller's goal in his new role as Vocational Department chair at Cape Fear Community College.

"My favorite quote by Peter Drucker is ‘The best way to predict your future is to create it,' " Waller said. "We are giving our students an opportunity to create that future."

From entertaining to educating, Waller's career has come full circle. Having begun as a 17-year-old student at what was then called Cape Fear Tech, Waller worked his way up to vice president of operations at EUE/Screen Gems Studios.

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