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Fourty-Eight Durham Public Schools Students Excel in Summer Internship Program

Durham Public Schools sponsored 48 student interns along with the 14 companies and departments where they worked this summer. Each student worked 120 hours on the job, training and learning about their company, earned a stipend of $1800, and completed the Conover Work Readiness Credential. Most students also completed the Generation Next training with Dale Carnagie. 

The following students participated as Rising Stars:


Alternative Career Pathways

Taylor Scarlett

Destiny Webster

City of Durham Water Management

Camden Fletcher

Lamarion Palmer

Lila Phillips

Nicholas Galvez

Olivia Henson

Community Education

Ariana Crews

Britney Munguia

Jordan Golden

Manarie Garcia

Mia Johnson Taylor

Kamryn Rempson

DPS Career and Technical Education

Donna Diaz

Emerson Redfearn

Menna Nassar

DPS Facilities

Zion Eley

Reggie Johnson

Christopher Williams

DPS Hub Farm

Hayden DeRousie

Arabella Goslin

LaPrecious Harris

Nyima Inman

Loreydi Juarez Munoz

Maeve Powell

Jacey Odero

Falasteen Samera Othman

Emeley Sanchez

DPS Skilled Trades Pathway

Christian Aguilar

Isabella Espinoza

Jimmy Figueroa-Aguilar

Christian Jimenez

Christopher Lopez Vargas

Pablo Orozco

Duke Facilities

Caleb Miller

Christian Noel Lezada


Amaya Burch

Tahalia McCalla

Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

Bryce Leathers

Merck and Co.

Brinni Rosalee-Martinez

Hans Gildore

Malika King

Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Naomi Pauf

Tammie Harris Real Estate Group

Akeliah Bethea

De'Asia Brodie

Triangle E-Cycling

Zackary Dahou

Eduardo Mena Monroy

Giovanni Rodriguez Mena