POLKTON — South Piedmont Neighborhood School alumna Diana Xavier is now a legislation college graduate.
“South Piedmont was the start of a giant path for me,” stated Xavier.
Xavier, a local of Wadesboro, North Carolina, was homeschooled previous to enrolling at South Piedmont in 2015. She obtained the celebrated Braswell Scholarship and served as a Braswell Ambassador throughout her time at South Piedmont. All of the whereas, her understanding of the world — and the chances for her future — shifted dramatically.
When she started faculty, Xavier supposed to grow to be an inside decorator, however quickly, she grew to become excited by legislation.
“It was an accumulation of moments, a type of issues that constructed over time,” she stated.
“Somebody talked about I’d be a superb lawyer. My brother is a sheriff’s deputy, and he launched me to some attorneys he knew, which piqued my curiosity. The extra I considered it, the extra I prayed about, the clearer it grew to become that I used to be going to grow to be a lawyer. I wished to offer a voice to the unvoiced.”
After graduating along with her Affiliate in Arts diploma from South Piedmont in 2017, she transferred to East Carolina College and earned a bachelor’s diploma in communications. Whereas at ECU, she labored as a authorized assistant. This previous Might, she earned her Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central College.
Xavier now plans to focus on mediation. She’ll be primarily based in Charlotte, however she plans to take as many instances as doable in her hometown.
“Mediation is mainly facilitating a dialog between two events,” Xavier stated. “I get pleasure from serving to the 2 events discover center floor and resolve their disputes.”
Although Xavier has since attended two different instructional establishments, she nonetheless thinks of South Piedmont as “her faculty.”
“I graduated from South Piedmont with no debt, and I’ve been in a position to construct on my training to do the issues I wish to do in my profession,” she stated.
“I really like South Piedmont. I extremely suggest it.”
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