• Baptist Children's Homes

Seniors look forward to future


BCH RESIDENTS


Meg Barton, a resident at Truett Home in Hayesville, graduated from Hayesville High School. She will attend Appalachian State University in Boone where she plans to major in English.


Thomas Boyce graduated from Thomasville High School in Thomasville. The resident at Mills Home in Thomasville will attend Davidson-Davie Community College in Lexington this where he plans to major in zoology.


Joseph Byrd, a resident at Odum Home in Pembroke, graduated from Purnell Swett High School in Pembroke. He will attend the University of North Carolina at Pembroke to study nursing.


Bikash Darjee graduated from Thomasville High School. A resident of Mills Home, he will major in culinary arts at Guilford Technical Community College in Asheboro.


Samantha McMillan, who lives at Odum Home, graduated from Purnell Swett High School. She will attend the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and plans to study cybersecurity.


Joann Pelzer graduated from Purnell Swett High School. The Odum Home resident is attending the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where she plans to pursue a career in nursing.


Odum Home resident Rachel Smith graduated from Purnell Swett High School. She will study nursing at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and is interested in working in women’s health or pediatrics.


STAFF CHILDREN


Benjamin Adamcik graduated from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He received his Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. Benjamin will pursue his Master’s of Science in Aerospace Engineering program at NC State. He is the son of John Adamcik, BCH Director of Human Resources.


Morgan Burgess is the daughter of Pam Burgess, administrative associate in the Office of the President. Morgan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She will continue her studies to pursue a career in occupational therapy.


Laura Burns graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Political Science. She desires to impact healthcare reform through new policies and legislation. Laura is the daughter of NCBAM administrative assistant Amy Burns.


Raleigh Combs graduated from Watauga High School in Boone and is the son of Laura Combs, administrative professional at Lindsay Home in Zionville. Raleigh plans to attend Caldwell Community College in Boone.


Michael Edwards, son of Fancy Finds director Charlotte Edwards, graduated from Southwest Guilford High School. He is an employee of Outdoor Mart in Colfax and is determining his plans for the future.


Cassie Frazier graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Design and Technology. Cassie will attend the University of Arizona to obtain a Master’s in Fine Arts in Costume Design for Theatre, Film and Television. She is the daughter of Faith Frazier, an accounts receivable clerk at the BCH business office.


Luke Fuller graduated from Jordan Matthews High School in Siler City. He is the son of BCH development director Patrick Fuller. Luke will study business administration at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.


Connor Haggist, son of Alicia Rosser, ranch manager at Oak Ranch in Broadway, graduated from Green Hope High School in Cary. He will attend Martin Community College in Williamston where he will pursue an associates in equine training.


Jake McLamb graduated from The Way in Thomasville. He will attend Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA where he will study illustration and design. Jake is the son of Teresa Leatherwood, Supervisor of Residential Services at Mills Home in Thomasville.


Emma Qualls graduated from NC State in Raleigh with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. She has accepted a position with West Cabarrus Church in Concord. Emma is the daughter of Kevin Qualls, Senior Director of Christian Adoption Services.


Simone Robinson, daughter of IDDM program coordinator Shannon Fulp, graduated from Winston-Salem State University. She completed a double major in Criminal Justice and Political Science. Simone plans to pursue a Master’s in Social Work or attend law school.


Joshua Theriault graduated from Metrolina Christian Academy in Indian Trail. He is the son of Christian Adoption Services office manager Amy Theriault. Joshua will attend South Piedmont Community College in Polkton and then Wingate University in Charlotte to purse a bachelor’s in business.


Brantley Walker graduated from Thomasville Senior High School. He wants to be a teacher and will attend Appalachian State University to major in history. Brantley is the son of Andrea Walker, Director of Family Work for Mills Home.



STAFF MEMBER


Julieta Santillan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she received her Bachelor of Social Work. She is a part-time accounting assistant in BCH’s business office.



3 views0 comments