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UMO Honors Students Visit the Wayne County History Museum

Members of the University of Mount Olive (UMO) Honors Program, along with Program Director Dr. Brenda Cates and Assistant Director Dr. Alan Lamm, recently participated in a “Night at the Museum” event at the Wayne County History Museum in Goldsboro, NC. The museum’s Assistant Director Anna Mitchell is a former UMO Honors student and history major. She gave the students a tour of the museum, which included the current exhibit “Hearts & Hands: A Local History of African American Community Service.” Following the tour, the students enjoyed pizza together in the section of the museum that was formerly a USO ballroom. 

Back row L-R: Dr. Alan Lamm, Bryan Miranda, Katarina Locke, Kaylee McCorquodale, Michaela Seawell, Daphne Hawkins, Adam Keith, Tanner Smith, Jacob Sykes, Andrew Taylor, and Allison Shingleton.  Front row L-R: Meredith Futrelle, Sydney Kuhbander, Kailyn Cottle, Andrea Palos Jasso, Gayla Olvera, Musuem Assistant Director Anna Mitchell, Logan Morris, Will Allen, Carmen Braxton, Rachel Bissett, and Dr. Brenda Cates.  *Not pictured: Hannah Holland and Tristen Haynes