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Brittni Jackson

February 21, 2017

Brittni Jackson enrolled in the Basic and Transitional Studies program at the Edenton-Chowan Campus in April 2016. Although she enrolled as a student and was committed to working as many […]

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Paige O’Neal

February 7, 2017

When Paige O’Neal graduated from Currituck High School in 2011, she already knew where she was going to pursue her college education and what she was going to study. Her […]

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Teresa McDaniel

September 26, 2016

Teresa McDaniel earned her High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) from College of The Albemarle (COA) in 1991, and now her daughter Michelle has followed in her mother’s footsteps. But, that’s […]

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Tammy Dillard

July 21, 2016

When Tammy Dillard moved to Elizabeth City in 2000, she was a senior in high school and in danger of not graduating on time because not all of her credits […]

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Anastasia Izvekova

July 14, 2016

When Anastasia Izvekova was only five years old, she remembers going to work with her mom, a chemist in Ivanovo, Russia. Izvekova’s mom studied polluted water and ran tests on […]

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Fiqirete Hysa

In the spring of 2016, Fiqirete Hysa graduated with her second associate degree from College of The Albemarle (COA), but this time, she wasn’t the only one in her family […]

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Michelle Munden

July 5, 2016

When Michelle Munden decided to go to college, she was convinced that College of The Albemarle (COA) was the place for her. She wasn’t comfortable with the idea of going […]

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Carol Jo Evans

June 28, 2016

Carol Jo Evans’ education and teaching career have taken her across the globe, with stops as a student at the University of Costa Rica, Heredia, and on an excavation dig […]

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Reed Midgett

June 22, 2016

Reed Midgett grew up in his family’s fish house, the Wanchese Fish Company, one of the largest suppliers of seafood in the U.S. His great-grandfather started the family business in […]

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Megan Murray

June 19, 2016

Megan Murray was 13 when she was diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin Lymphoma. For nearly a year, the Manteo native received her chemotherapy and radiation treatments at Children’s Hospital of […]

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