Army dependent Amber Birden received a $3000 Altria Group/Senator Ted Stevens Memorial Scholarship through ThanksUSA to continue her Elementary Education studies at Fayetteville State University...>> Read More
Ashley Holder - Ashley is a Reading Specialist at Ferguson Easley Elementary School in Cumberland County. She was born in Sanford, NC and earned her BA in Elementary Education and Reading Certification from East Carolina University where she graduated with a 4.0 GPA. She will graduate from Fayetteville State University next fall with her M. Ed. in Reading still maintaining her 4.0 GPA. She is a receiptent of the NC TEACH Grant and plans on pursuing her Doctorate Degree after completing her graduate program. She credits her instructors and advisor for influencing her and delievering quality effective instruction. "I am learning so much and I have been very impressed with the graduate program here at FSU, and I would highly encourage others to attend as well." Ashely lives in Lillington, NC with her husband.
Jernise Flood is a Kindergarten Teacher at Ponderosa Elementary School in Cumberland County. She was born in Smithfield, NC and raised in Fayetteville. She has been teaching for almost two years and really enjoys the children and her school. She graduated from Fayetteville State University in 2008 with her Bachelor's Degree in Birth through Kindergarten Education. She will graduate in May with her Master's in Reading Education from Fayetteville State University. She says she plans on pursuing her Doctoral Degree sometime in the near future. She has maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her graduate program and is a member of the Honor Society of the The International Reading Association at Fayetteville State University. Jernise says "I am continually inspired by my professors and always motivated to continue learning. I have enjoyed the graduate program at Fayetteville State University I am astounded with all of the education that I have gained while is the School of Education. I highly recommend Fayetteville State University's Reading Education Gradaute Program to all."