Alumni News

Nikki Brooks

Nikki Brooks

October 29, 2020
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Nikki Brooks earned a Master of School Administration from UNC Pembroke in 2006, Brooks currently serves as Elementary School Principal at Rex-Rennert Elementary School

Brooks was recently named the Public Schools of Robeson County Principal of the Year! 

Patty Evers

Patty Evers

October 20, 2020
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East Bladen Athletic Director Patty Evers has been honored with the Charlie Adams Distinguished Service Award. This is the 11th year that the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors has presented the award.

Suzanne Owen

Suzanne Owen

October 20, 2020
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Suzanne Owen at Cliffdale Elementary School was named principal of the year for Cumberland County Schools

Niakeya Jones Cooper

Niakeya Jones Cooper

September 29, 2020
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Niakeya Jones Cooper serves as executive director of the Robeson County Housing Authority. She provides leadership for all aspects of the housing authority's operations including administration, management, strategic development, and financial control.

Virginia Locklear

UNCP Heroes: Virginia Locklear

September 7, 2020
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Virginia Locklear has served as executive director of the Rape Crisis Center of Robeson County since May 2019.

Elizabeth Stephens Locklear

UNCP Heroes: Elizabeth Stephens Locklear

September 1, 2020
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Elizabeth Stephens Locklear serves as a social work supervisor in the Adult Services Unit with Robeson County Department of Social Services. She has been employed with the department for 30 years.

Richard Eric English II

UNCP Heroes: Richard Eric English II

September 1, 2020
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Richard Eric English II graduated from UNC Pembroke in 2011 with a major in sociology and minor in chemistry and biology. He went on to work as an EMT in Baltimore, Maryland, and has since completed a bachelor’s in nursing at UNC Wilmington.

Kenneth Locklear

UNCP Heroes: Dr. Kenneth E. Locklear

July 31, 2020
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Dr. Kenneth E. Locklear earned a biology degree from UNCP in 1975 and went on the graduate from UNC School of Medicine at Chapel Hill in 1979.

James Obershea

UNCP Heroes: James Obershea

July 30, 2020
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James Forrest Obershea graduated from UNC Pembroke in December 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Obershea serves as captain of the Criminal Investigations Division at Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

Molly Woodard

UNCP Heroes: Molly Woodard

July 29, 2020
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Molly Woodard graduated from UNCP in May 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. She currently works part time for Robeson County EMS as a paramedic. Her future goal is to become an emergency nurse practitioner.