Where Are Our Graduates?

John Wright, History with Teacher Licensure
Secondary Social Studies teacher and recipient of the North Carolina Association of Historians “Historian of the Year Award” for 2008.


Kristy Scruggs Holland, History with Teacher Licensure
Teacher of the Year, 2010-11, Chase High School, Rutherford County, NC


Summer Crisp Self, Social Sciences with Teacher Licensure
Teacher of the Year, 2010-11, Chavis Middle School, Cherryville, NC


Blake Ball, History 
Ltn. and pilot, United States Air Force

Phil Rogers, History
Principal, Rutherfordton-Spindale Central High School, Rutherfordton, NC


Ben Moore, History 
Attorney, Barnwell, SC

Wes Barkley, History
Attorney and author of several Civil War historical novels, Newton, NC


Russ Williams, History
Social Studies Teacher and Department Chair, The American School of Kuwait, Kuwait City


Patrick Woody, Political Science and History
Completing his PhD and teaching courses in Political Science at George Mason University


Kristine Defnall, Sociology
Peace Corps


Karissa Jensen, Sociology
Assistant Activity Director at the Adult Enrichment Center in Shelby, NC


Sam Presson 
Completing his Master's degree in Foreign Policy at Viriginia Tech


Camille Palacio Mollozi
Attending Law School at George Washington University and doing NGO work in Washington, DC.

Sam Vinning
Teaches American History at McDowell County High School