YFCS Students Present Capstone Experiences

Eight Family Life and Youth Development Students presented findings from their FYD 500 Supervised Professional Experience course. Students all completed a planned program that included creating a needs assessment, designing, implementing, and evaluating a program at a partnering organization. Students that presented include:

  • Shanelle Ebanks, Triangle YMCA, Raleigh, NC
  • Tara Baker, Education for Successful Parenting (ESP), Wake County, NC
  • Sandy Hall, Nash County Public Schools, Nash County NC
  • Kathryn Slaybaugh, Children’s TLC in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Christy Stickland, Exploration Station, Lumberton, NC
  • Carina Surface, Tammy Lynn Center, Raleigh, NC
  • Kathie Watkins, GLASS, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Lavita Whitley, College Head Start, Greenville, NC


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In true distance education style, Kathryn Slaybaugh presented from Kansas City, MO and Kathie Watkins presented from Boston, Massachusetts. Other FYD students that attended in person and/or through technology included Shon Simms, David Britton, and Kim Reid. All students did an excellent job!