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 — Anna Shearouse (Edgecombe County)

Anna Shearouse is studying historic preservation technology at Edgecombe Community College. She also holds a bachelor's degree in art history from Berry College and a master's in library science from North Carolina Central University.

Jelaina Shipman (Bladen County)

Jelaina Shipman attends North Carolina Central University where she is pursuing a double major in psychology and criminal justice.

Catherine Shumak (Surry County)

Catherine Shumak attends the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she is in the honors program and studies environmental science.

Katie Stanley (Macon County)

Katie Stanley is a recent graduate of Southwestern Community College and will attend Western Carolina University this fall.

Kelly Stewart (Harnett County)

Kelly Stewart attends the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she is pursuing a double major in political science and communications with a minor in history.

Donald Sutton (Wayne County)

Donald Sutton attends Wayne Community College and plans later to pursue a four-year degree in psychology and musical theater.  

Zachary Triplett (Wilkes County)

Zachary Triplett, a recent graduate of Wilkes Community College, is enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the fall semester. He plans to obtain a bachelor's in biology before applying to medical school.

Eric Turner (Johnston County)

Eric Turner attends Johnston Community College and plans to transfer after graduation in the fall to Mount Olive University. At Mount Olive, he will major in information systems management.

John Watts (Columbus County)

John Watts recently graduated from Southeastern Community College with an associate's degree in computer information technology. He will attend the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in the fall to pursue a degree in computer science.

Donte Weston (Wilson County)

Donte Weston attends Winston-Salem State University, where he is working on a double major in accounting and management information systems.

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