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Matthew Ward| 2021 Graduate

  • In the summer of 2023, Matthew completed an internship with the grounds crew in Washington, DC with the MLB team, the Washington Nationals.

  • November, 2023 won 2nd place in the NC State AG Institute internship poster presentations

  • January, 2024 started at Ruppert Landscape as an Irrigation Filed Manager

  • December, 2024 will graduate from NC State University Agricultural Institute with a degree in Turf Grass Management

  • Engaged to be married to Krystin Dennis, wedding January 2025

Laurel Pike| 2021 Graduate

     Currently a senior Business Administration and Accounting major at UNCW. She serves on the executive board of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority as Vice President: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, where she heads DEI initiatives, facilitates programming for her chapter, and plans and coordinates events with other student organizations on campus. Outside of AXO, she is a member of the Order of Omega Honor Society, which honors students in Greek life who both hold a high GPA and exhibit leadership skills. She also holds a part-time job at Relax! Maddage and Skin Care, where she is a member of the front desk team. 

     After graduation, she plans on obtaining her MBA and getting a job in wealth management or financial planning in a big city. Overall, her time in Wilmington has allowed her to become closer to God, as she has always felt Him most present in her life, admiring His creation at the beach. 

Emma Isley| 2020 Graduate

     After graduation, she went straight into cosmetology school and has now been behind the chair doing hair at Lauren Summer Salon for going on 3 years now@ She is marrying her high school sweetheart, Cedric, who she met at BCA in March 2024!

     After BCA will always hold a special place in her and her fiancé's hearts. BCA has given us lifelong friendships and a wonderful education with exceptional teachers!

Emily Ward| 2019 Graduate

  • Was a member of the Meredith College Cross Country Team - 2X USA South Championship Team

  • Graduated from Meredith College Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Business Administration and a minor in Professional Writing in 2022

  • Currently pursuing an MBA with a concentration in Marketing from Campbell University.

  • Current position: Marketing Communications Coordinator with Acucote

Hannah Spurlin| 2015 Graduate

Hannah graduated from BCA in 2015. She went to Mars Hill University (Thanks to Mr. Primm) and graduated with her Bachelor's in Business  Administration in 3 years because of her AP credits. She is currently a deputy clerk for the juvenile court in Sullivan County, Tennessee,     

working with underserved children and their families.

Hannah recently bought her first house, started gardening, and is the "parent" to a German Shepherd, 2 cats, and 3 chickens.

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