Senior takes advantage of advancing education

Special to the Morganton News Herald

Haley Strickland Photo

Burke Middle College senior Haley Strickland has flourished in a non-traditional, high school environment. The opportunity to gain an associate degree while earning her high school diploma intrigued Strickland, and has led her to majoring in criminal justice. With aspirations of becoming a lawyer and eventually a Federal Supreme Court Judge, the unique high school/college environment has helped pave the way toward her success.

“I chose BMC because it seemed like a better fit for me than a traditional high school. The program allowed me to earn college credit and get a head start on my career,” said Strickland.

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