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Raerord, N.C.
May 28,2003
College Ci
Stewart earns
degree in Albany
Nora Stewart of Schenectady, New
York, daughter of Alice Stewart of
Raeford, was awarded the Associate
in Occupational Studies degree in the
business management program. She
graduated summa cum laude at the
146th commencement of Bryant &
Stratton College April 19.
Founded in 1854, Bryant & Stratton
College is located in Albany. It offers
programs in accounting, business
management, information technology,
medical assisting, paralegal studies
and administrative assistant.
Bryant & Stratton College’s Dean of Instruction Charles Cook with
graduate Nora Stewart.
Tameeka Collins
Collins earns
WSSU scholarship
Tameeka Collins, daughter of
Arthur and Elvira Collins, is the re
cipient of an incentive scholarship
from Winston-Salem State Univer
The scholarship pays for tuition,
fees and room and board.
Collins has been inducted into the
National Honor Society and was ac
tive with the Spanish Club, Students
Against Drunk Driving and the Stu
dent Council, where she served as
president of the student body. She
also served as a junior marshal.
Collins is a 2003 honors graduate
of Hoke County High School and
plans to attend WSSU this fall to
pursue a degree in nursing.
Blue earns Master’s degree
Kathryn Denise Blue, the daugh
ter of James and Mildred Blue of
Raeford, is a recent graduate of the
University of South Carolina with a
Master's degree in science.
She is the granddaughter of Lula
Blue and Louise Williams, both of
Collins awarded MS in Japan
Brenda Nicholson Collins recently
graduated from the University of
Maryland in Okinawa, Japan with a
Master’s of Science degree in ac
counting an financial management.
She is employed with the Federal
Government in Okinawa as a budget
The daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
George N icholson of Raeford, Collins
is a 1987 graduate of Hoke County
High School.
Plummer inducted
Melissa L. Plummer accepted
membership in The National Society
for Collegiate Scholars and will be
honored during a campus ceremony
this fall at the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The NSCS is a highly selective,
national, non-profit honors organi
Founded in 1994, NSCS recog
nizes first and second year under
graduate students who excel academ i-
The Society was established on
the principle that with scholarship
comes a responsibility to develop
leadership and a duty to perform scr-
Melissa Plummer
Nursing graduates
Branetta Bridges (left) of Raeford and Amy Covington of Laurinburg
completed the curriculum requirements of the Lillian Duer James
School of Nursing at Richmond Community College. They received
their nursing school pins in a ceremony and are now eligible to take
the state licensing exam to become registered nurses.
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Devona MePhatter and the state-
recognized West Hoke Middle
School cheerleaders cheered Sandy
Grove students Friday afternoon to
encourage them before pupils took
end-of-grade tests (EOGs) the fol
lowing week.
Also cheering students on were
the “Pink Ladies” (Sandy Grov
own 2nd grade teachers); |
Supremes (3rd grade teachers); i
Stray Cats (5th grade teachers);’a
Michael Jackson (Would you belie
Principal George Marston), acco
panied by his back-up singers (sec
taries andmedia assistant).
First phlembotomy graduates
The first phlembotomy graduates at Sandhills Community College-Hoke Center are, from left, back row;
Judy Sousa, Laurie Watkins, Mark Miller, Cynthina Cockerham; front row: Ophelia Townsend, Donna
Fogle, Sonya Barnes, Lakemya Kyles, Jennifer Miller, Maggie Watkins and Freda Johnson.
Fuller grad
of Wake Forest
Jerri Lynn Fuller graduated from
Wake Forest University May 19 with
a Bachelor of Arts degree in English
and political science.
She will attend Pennsylvania State
University Law School in the fall.
Fuller is the daughter of Lucille
and Norman Fuller of Chesapeake,
Virginia and the granddaughter of
Willie Lee McEachin and the late
Miles Dudley of Red Springs.

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