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May 12, 2021


Western Carolina grad

Sarah Leeanna Kepley is a Dec. 16 graduate of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. She received a bachelor of science degree in communications with a concentration in electronic media.

A 2003 graduate of East Rowan High School, Kepley is the daughter of Bill and Anna Kepley of Salisbury.

She is doing freelance sports production work for several companies, including ESPN, NBC, TNT, FSN and Lincoln Financial Sports. She is also in the process of starting a studio position at a Charlotte television station.

WSSU graduate

Bridgett Natasha Cuthbertson is a Dec. 15 graduate of Winston-Salem State University with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry.

A 2002 graduate of North Rowan High School, Cuthbertson plans to attend graduate school next fall.

She is the daughter of Wanda Cuthbertson of Cleveland.

N.C. State graduates

The following area students are Dec. 20 graduates of N.C. State University in Raleigh:

Kannapolis: Sara Jo Brooks, Andrew David De Pomp and, Brooks Alan Little.

Gold Hill: Natalie Michelle Culp.

Lexington: Chad Ryan Beasley, Drew Collier Rivas, James Matthew Seuberling, Jonathan Scott Tabat and Alexander Rowan Craver (master’s degree).

Mocksville: Jason Karl Yellick.

Mooresville: Michelle Liane Cella, Kirsten Elizabeth Jutila, Brandon James Kulawik, David Michael Lathrop.

Woodleaf: Philip Jack Hodge.

Mount Ulla: Andrew Cole Belk, Scott Allan Lee, Justin Price Lefler.

China Grove: Matthew J. Biles.

Richfield: Timothy Adam Broome.

Salisbury: Philip Grant Culp, Justin Eric Graham, Jerod Hunter Johnson, Jeffrey Daniel Schoch, Christy Lee Shelby, Mahalia Rose Siegel, Andrew Mark Webb and Justin Schuyler West and Julianne Treme (doctorate).

Granite Quarry: Rayfield Oglesby.

Cleveland: Ashley Steele Webb.

Albemarle: Adam Galen Almond and Adrienne Leigh Earnhardt.

Four Rowan students also graduated from the two-year Ag Institute with associate degrees. They are Andrew Ryan Erdman and Matthew Chase Kneip, both of Salisbury, and William Patrick Smith and Benjamin Loyd Watts, both of China Grove.

UNC-Chapel Hill grad

Daniel Tyler Moore is a Dec. 17 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in economics.

A 2000 graduate of North Rowan High School, Moore is the son of Jeanie and Jack Moore of Salisbury.

He lives in Durham with wife Sara.


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