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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 […]Read "Paige O’Neal"
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 […]Read "Teresa McDaniel"
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 […]Read "Tammy Dillard"
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 […]Read "Anastasia Izvekova"
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 […]Read "Fiqirete Hysa"
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 […]Read "Michelle Munden"
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 […]Read "Carol Jo Evans"
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 […]Read "Reed Midgett"
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 […]Read "Megan Murray"
June 6, 2016
Gwen White graduated with a degree from College of The Albemarle (COA), but it took her a little longer than she expected. She enrolled in 1966 and two years later, […]Read "Gwen White"