The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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July 2, 2013

47 rural students join new Public Service Internship Program


Tuesday, July 2, 2013 — Kaila Britt (Hertford County)

Kaila Britt of Ahoskie attends North Carolina Central University where she majors in accounting.

Chequita Brooks (Ashe County)

Chequita Brooks is pursuing a degree in chemistry with a minor in biology at Western Carolina University.

Dakota Crapps (Burke County)

Dakota Crapps received her associate's degree from Caldwell Community College in May and plans to study social work at Appalachian State University.

Ruthie Davis (Warren County)

Ruthie Davis recently graduated from Vance-Granville Community College with an associate's degree in business administration and in July will receive her associate's degree in accounting. She will continue her education this fall by studying marketing at Johnson & Wales University.

Shannon Dexter (Madison County)

Shannon Dexter recently earned her associate's degree from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and will attend N.C. State University in the fall to study horticulture and biology.

Jami Eckemoff (Caswell County)

Jami Eckemoff recently graduated from Piedmont Community College and will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the fall. She plans to major in business administration.

Susie Fielden (Haywood County)

Susie Fielden is enrolled in the entrepreneurship program at Haywood Community College and plans to earn a degree in entrepreneurship at Western Carolina University. She also holds an associate's degree in recreational leadership and a bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation.

Shane Forbes (McDowell County)

Shane Forbes attends McDowell Technical Community College and plans to transfer to a four-year university.

Marcus Graham (Beaufort County)

Marcus Graham attends Beaufort County Community College, where he is pursuing a degree in criminal justice. He plans to transfer to a university to obtain a bachelor’s degree and then to attend law school.

Clarrissa Greene (Onslow County)

Clarrissa Greene attends the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is an English major and plans to attend law school after graduation.

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