The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

Local News

July 2, 2013

47 rural students join new Public Service Internship Program


Tuesday, July 2, 2013 — Byron Mason (Vance County)

Byron Mason attends the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he majors in economics with a concentration in finance.

Allishia Merservey (Rutherford County)

Allishia Merservey attends Davidson County Community College and plans to transfer to a university to study elementary teaching.

Rebecca Miller (Person County)

Rebecca Miller is completing work at Piedmont Community College and this fall will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study English and history. She later plans to enter medical school.

Alicia Mills (Halifax County)

Alicia Mills attends the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she is pursuing a double major in political science and criminology and a double minor in international affairs and leadership studies. After graduation, she plans to attend law school.

Justin Moore (Duplin County)

Justin Moore attends the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he majors in business administration with a concentration in accounting. He is a graduate of James Sprunt Community College.  

Erik Oxendine (Robeson County)

Erik Oxendine attends Robeson Community College in Lumberton, where he is pursuing a degree in business administration. Oxendine will be president of the student government association for the upcoming school year.

Kent Pittman (Cartaret County)

Kent Pittman attends East Carolina University where he is pursuing a bachelor's degree in communication with a concentration in journalism.

Shea Poage (Scotland County)

Shea Poage attends Appalachian State University and is in the Appalachian State Honors College. She is majoring in appropriate technology, which focuses on implementing sustainable technology in communities.

Jake Reavis (Davie County)

Jake Reavis attends Appalachian State University and is pursuing a degree in criminal justice. He plans to attend law school after graduation.  

Allyson Rice (Pamlico County)

Allyson Rice is studying environmental science management and technology at Pamlico Community College.

Terri Scotton (Moore County)

Terri Scotton recently graduated with honors from Montgomery Community College with a major in human services and will attend Gardner Webb University this fall.

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    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

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