School Life: Albemarle School announces honor students

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The following students have made the Albemarle School honor roll for the first nine weeks:

A Honor Roll

3rd grade: Yasmeen Albarati, Nathan Huang, Jadyn Lawrence, Caleb McCole

5th grade: Carol Rajnes, Tanner Simpson

6th grade: Janet Lane, Keith Lane, Hannah Speight, Savannah Weeks, Tyler Winter

7th grade: Hope Cerveny, Erica Critcher, Andrea James

9th grade: Savannah Simpson

11th grade: Carson Spivey

12th grade: Cody Roach, Troy Sanders

A-B Honor Roll

3rd grade: Davis Givens, Anureet Kanwar, Ramneek Kanwar, Kaileigh Nixon

4th grade: Gracie Chambers, Sylvia Jennings, Dialynn Sabin

5th grade: Aoife Yerby

6th grade: Trey Earles, Robert Newell, Tyler Null, Kayli Rossman

7th grade: Myra Roach, Lindsay Winslow

8th grade: Jarrod Ballance, Justyn Gaston, Katie Huang

9th grade: Mason Sanders

10th grade: Hanna Alexopoulos, Julia Borg, Ashley Cartwright

11th grade: Ben Gregory, Amber Stickle

12th grade: Dylan Barclift, Collin Smithson

ECSU students attend UNC conference

A group of Elizabeth City State University students, faculty, and administrators participated in the First Social Business Conference organized by the University of North Carolina General Administration. The conference was held at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, and it was organized particularly to educate the UNC students and faculty about the theme of the concept of “social business.” In 2006, Muhammad Yunus, a Bangladesh banker and economist, received the Noble Peace Prize for developing and applying the concept we now know as social business.

The theme of social business is that capitalism and poverty or business and poverty should not be antithetical. The plights of the billions of people in poverty, many of whom live on less than $2 dollars, can be radically changed with a new concept of social business — a concept that is based on the belief that business skills and honesty are not the monopoly of the rich and the educated.

ECSU prepared two proposals for presentation. One proposal was entitled “From welfare to workforce: Micro financing for small business growth in Northeast North Carolina.” It was developed by Dr. Debjani Kanjilal and Dr. Emily Y. Jin of the ECSU Walter R. Davis School of Business and Economics, and Dr. Shahid M. Shahidullah of the ECSU School of Arts and Humanities. The other proposal was titled “Wireless broad-band initiative for rural Northeastern North Carolina: Improving quality of life.” It was developed by Anupam Nath of the ECSU Department of Business Administration.

Nursing grads earn 
100 percent pass rate

All 20 of College of The Albemarle’s Practical Nursing graduates have passed their NCLEX-PN exam on the first try. The NCLEX-PN stands for National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses.

The NCLEX-PN is a computer-administered examination that the nursing graduate must take and pass to be able to practice in the role of a Practical Nurse. NCLEX examinations are designed to test the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to the safe and effective practice of nursing at the entry-level.

College of The Albemarle’s Practical Nursing Class of 2012 include:

Camden County: Bonnie Furman Gardner and Melissa Ann Mitchell.

Chowan County: Ashley Danielle Byrum, Charity Copeland King, Colbi Marie Spruce.

Pasquotank County: Judy Wynne Ballard, Sade’ Sabella Lewis, Amber Lynn McKinney, Amanda Nicole Songer, Brien C. Spence, and Sheketa Renee White.

Perquimans County: Amanda Mosley Byrum and Susan Michelle