Chancellor's Leadership Development Program - Student Profiles

Sophomore Cohort


Akieliah Robinson

Computer Engineering | Morrisville, NC

Andy Casados

Sport Management | Lexington, NC

Brenda Chavez

Computer Science | Sandy Ridge, NC

Chloe' Strickland

Life Sciences First Year- Biological Sciences | Laurinburg, NC

Christian Beskie

Computer Engineering | Timberlake, NC

Danielle Meyers

Exploratory Studies | Mocksville, NC

Ellen Denning

English for Secondary Education and Agriculture Education | Warrenton, NC

Jason Yang

Electrical Engineering | Smithfield, NC

Jaz Bryant

Anthropology | Jacksonville, NC

Joseph Smith

Fashion and Textile Management | Hampstead, NC

Kamie Chester

Psychology and Anthropology | Lenoir, NC

Korryn Shedlock

Poultry Science | Marion, NC

Mohamed Alsaidi

Psychology | Wade, NC

Rachel Ramirez

Biology | Charlotte, NC

Sanaa Gedeon

International Politics | Fayetteville, NC

Sheridan Smith

Biology | Charlotte, NC

Turner Edwards

Accounting | Clinton, NC

Junior Cohort


Brailey Lee

Architecture | Rocky Mount, NC

Emma Harris

Fashion & Textile Design | Hillsborough, NC

Hannah Caudill

Secondary Education: Mathematics | Benson, NC

Heaven Davis

Chemical + Paper Science Engineering | Conover, NC

Kalynn Turner

Chemistry | Marion, NC

Katie Cusack

Communications | New Bern, NC

Kayla French

Psychology | Broadway, NC

LaRon Locklear

Environmental Technology and Management | Rowland, NC

Madeline Newsome

Animal Science | King, NC

Yesi Pineda Reyes

Genetics | Pendleton, NC

Program Alumni

Alexis Rutledge

Environmental Engineering | Greensboro, NC

Anh Nguyen

Human Bio | Durham, NC

Iliana Claudio

Biochemistry & Marine Sciences | Saint Pauls, NC

Jack Mascarenhas

Plant and Soil Science | Nashville, NC

Jada Arroyo

Criminology | Rowland, NC

Jenna Spahr

Fashion & Textile Design | Greensboro, NC

Joah Bickley

Parks & Recreation | Lake Lure, NC

Josue Hernandez

Business Administration - Supply Chain | Saint Pauls, NC

Katie Bunn

Social Work | Rocky Mount, NC

Kayci Willis

Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology / Environmental Policy and Administration | Kinston, NC

Manika Hemmerich

Psychology | Boone, NC

Nature Gore

Animal Science | Stedman, NC

Nichol Henderson

Animal Science with a Concentration in Veterinary Bioscience | Mooresville, NC

Quan Wallace

Architecture | Sanford, NC

Sanja Miric

Psychology | Jamestown, NC

Toinette Powers

International Studies | Thomasville, NC

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Today, we're introducing our newest member, Sierra Smith, the Program Specialist for College Programs. She advises the Student Ambassadors and co-leads the CLDP. When she is not at work, Sierra enjoys traveling, attending sports events, and watching a great movie.

Are you a rising NC State senior looking for fall classes? Consider taking CBB 810-013 - Leadership in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences. The course will be taught in person on Mondays from 2-4pm. Please contact Dr. Debbie Acker at for more info.

Meet the Shelton Leadership Center summer interns! The fourth and final intern to be introduced is Sheridan Smith. Sheridan is a rising sophomore majoring in Biological Sciences. On campus, Sheridan is involved in the Chancellor's Leadership Development Program.

Today, we're re-introducing Ashley Turlington. Ashley is the Assistant Director for Pre-College Programs and has been with the SLC since January. This summer, she's been working on new programming like Summer with Shelton. Learn more about our staff at

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