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Elizabeth Lentz, Middle Grades Education
Full time mother of two

Program
Master of Arts in Teaching
Hometown
New Bern, North Carolina
Previous Education
Lenoir-Rhyne University, Bachelor of Arts in Middle Grades Education

Stephen Brabandt, MBA
Engineering Program Director
at Hickory Springs Manufacturing

Program
Master of Business Administration
Hometown
Memphis, Indiana
Previous Education
Purdue University, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Joshua Choice, University Leadership
Enrollment Counselor - Athletic Liaison
at Lenoir-Rhyne University

Program
Master of Arts in University Leadership
Hometown
Thomasville, Georgia
Previous Education
Winthrop University, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

Briana Sherrill,
MA in School Counseling


Counselor, West Iredell High School

Program
Master of Arts in School Counseling
Hometown
Mooresville, North Carolina
Previous Education
Lenoir-Rhyne University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Ginelle Krummey,
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Qualified Mental Health Professional, Access Family Services

Program
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Hometown
Harrison City, Pennsylvania
Previous Education
Franklin and Marshall College, Bachelor of Arts in Special Studies

Nicholas Wilson,
MS in Nursing

Emergency Department Manager, Carolina Healthcare System Lincoln

Program
Master of Science in Nursing, Administration concentration
Hometown
Hickory, North Carolina
Previous Education
Lenoir-Rhyne University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jon Holloway, MA in Teaching


Physical Education Teacher,
Arndt Middle School

Program
Master of Arts in Teaching
Hometown
Hickory, North Carolina
Previous Education
Appalachian State University,
BS in Health Promotions

Jessie Haynes, MA in Human Services


Enrollment Counselor, Lenoir-Rhyne University

Program
Master of Arts in Human Services,
Career Development
Hometown
Leicester, North Carolina
Previous Education
Lenoir-Rhyne University, BA in Human & Community Services

Amber McKnight, MBA


Receptionist, Statesville OB/GYN

Program
Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Administration
Hometown
Kannapolis, North Carolina
Previous Education
Lenoir-Rhyne University, BA in Multimedia Communications

Katelyn Holley, MA in University Leadership


Graduate Assistant Volleyball Coach,
Lenoir-Rhyne University

Program
Master of Arts in University Leadership
Hometown
Danville, Virginia
Previous Education
Averett University, BS in Physical Education, Health, & Drivers Education

Vernon Kinard, Master of Divinity


Pastor, St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Tyro, North Carolina

Program
Master of Divinity
Hometown
Newberry, South Carolina
Previous Education
Newberry College, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Madelyn Edwards, Master of Arts in Writiing


Book author

Program
Master of Arts in Writing
Hometown
Marksville, Louisiana
Previous Education
Louisiana College, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Teena Brooks, MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Student Success Specialist, Lenoir-Rhyne University

Program
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Hometown
Morganton, North Carolina
Previous Education
Gardner-Webb University, BS in Religious Studies

Martin Mongiello, MA in University Leadership


Chief marketing officer and hotel general manager at The Inn of the Patriots, LLC, The U.S. Presidential Culinary Museum, and the U.S. Presidential Service Center; Former chef at the White House and general manager of Camp David Resort; 30-year retired military veteran

Program
Master of Arts in Leadership
Hometown
Grover, North Carolina
Previous Education
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Bachelor of Science in Culinary Management

Dan Waters, MA in Writing


Chair of Cardiac Surgery and Director of Medical Education, Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, Mason City, Iowa

Program
Master of Arts in Writing
Graduate Certificate in Narrative Healthcare
Hometown
Riverside, New Jersey
Previous Education
St. Joseph's College, BS in Biology
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Jenny Bardoczi, MBA


Real Estate Broker, Beverly-Hanks & Associates Realtors

Program
Master of Business Administration alumna

Hometown
Asheville, North Carolina

Previous Education
University of North Carolina at Asheville, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Promotion