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Distinguished Alumni

Poltical Science Majors

  • Katie Angell, Legal Professional in New York
  • Francis De Luca, president, John W. Pope Civitas Institute
  • Robert Hatem, Travel Security Analyst in Washington, D.C.
  • Kaitlin Helms, attending Law School at the Universtiy of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • Brandon Macsata and Amanda Kornegay, political consultants
  • Caroline Logan, internship with The Borgen Project, and will be attending the London School of Economics and Political Science for her Masters degree.
  • Taylor Playforth, Regional Field Director of the North Carolina Republican Party
  • Jon Thompson, Press Secretary at the Republican Governors Association
  • Hank Tucker, International Business Development at Lockheed Martin
  • Guy Valente, Inspector with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in the Hague (OPCW), Nobel Peace Prize team member
  • Evan Arant, he currently teaches high school in the Maldives in the South Pacific. As the only math and econ teacher, his classes include: Pre-Calculus, Algebra, Algebra II, Geometry, Accounting, and Economics. He is also the high school boys' basketball coach.

Master of Public Administration Graduates

  • Bill Bennett (2005) - Director of Engineering, North Carolina State Ports Authority
  • Elton Daniels (2009) - Magistrate, Brunswick County, NC
  • Erin Diener (2007) Director, Cape Fear Housing Land Trust
  • Albert Eby (2006) - Director, Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority/WAVE Transien
  • Ann Hardy (2004) - Director of Fiscal Operations, Brunswick County NC
  • Renda Yvonne Hughes (2008) - Director of Financial Services, Coastal Carolinas Health Alliance
  • Brian Johnson (2007) - Federal Affairs Manager, Americans for Tax Reform
  • Blair Knox (2004) - Town Manager, Town of Pilot Mountain, NC
  • Rhonda Smith (2007) - Chief Deputy, New Hanover Sheriff's Office
  • Sallie Smyth, Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Cape Fear Future Program Coordinator