Congratulations and best wishes to all the graduates at this exciting time in their lives. Please Join the Providence Fellowship of Young Adults (FYA) to recognize and honor our high school graduates.
Nicholas Martin Davis was born in Greensboro, North Carolina in 2004. He is the son of Tajma and Natalie Davis and the grandson of Artis and Edith Martin, Milton Davis and Vera Davis. He has an older brother named Tyler and a younger brother named Cameron. Nicholas has attended Providence since he was born and officially joined the church in 2014. He has participated in Sunday School, The Children’s choir, Youth Fellowship, Usher Board and Drama Guild. When Nicholas is not working at the SPEARS YMCA or Fed Ex, he enjoys watching movies, playing basketball, and spending time with his family.
Amir Gray Long, daughter of Stephanie Long and Gary Striblin, is a graduate of the Early College Academy at The Illustrious James Benson Dudley High School, where she was dually enrolled at Guilford Technical Community College. Amir was extremely involved with her school and community. She held the position of Class President for three years and reigned as Miss James Benson Dudley High School 2021-2022. Her extracurricular activities included cheerleading and track. She was a member of the SGA, Service Learning Club, National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society. Amir attained “A” Honor Roll all four years with a GPA of 4.24. She has also been a member of Jack and Jill of America Inc. for 16 years. Upon graduating, Amir plans on attending Clark Atlanta University pursuing a major in Psychology.
Graduated from Walter Hines Page High School. Alanna participated in National Honor Society, Girl Scouts of America and Jack and Jill of America. She will attend North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and I will be majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications.
Naomi Audrey Aaron graduated from Spelman College in 2019, worked for a year before enrolling into Savannah College of Design (SCAD). Naomi graduated from SCAD with a Master of Arts in Creative Business Leadership. Naomi will start her career with Truist in Charlotte. She will be in their Business Leadership Program. Upon completion of the Program Naomi’s desires to work in Human Resources with a focus on Leadership Development.
Noah Augustine Aaron is a 2022 graduate of Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Noah played for Yale’s football team as a wide receiver. Noah will work in Investment Banking for Goldman Sachs and plan to pursue his Law Degree upon gaining experience on Wall Street.
Nashville native, Gabriel Maynor Faulcon, recently graduated cum laude from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (North Carolina A & T) with a major in Animal Science and a minor in Chemistry. While a student there, he was a member of the track team and also earned a certificate in Waste Management and Biotechnology. Gabriel grew up loving animals and knew that he wanted to be a veterinary scientist from an early age. His family nurtured and supported his dream and God-given abilities and talents. Steeped in his faith and with a commitment to excellence, Gabriel approached his studies with the intellect and enthusiasm that only comes from within, when you know what you are called to do in this life and embrace that calling. Continuing to pursue his passion, Gabriel is currently attending veterinary school at the Virginia-Maryland School of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). He is enrolled in a dual degree program where he will earn his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine as well as a Masters degree in Public Health with a concentration in Infectious Disease. If the old adage is true that “Success is when opportunity meets preparation”, then Gabriel’s past successes and achievements can only predict continued successes and achievements in the future.
Zakiya Teresa Hall graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama. Her achievements include National Association of Teachers of Singing (1st place - regionals), Poetry Out Loud (1st place - regionals) and a member of Jack and Jill.