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Jurisdiction: Burlington

University: UNC - Chapel Hill

Hometown: Jacksonville, NC

Paige graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a BA in Political Science and Peace, War, and Defense with a focus in Intelligence. Throughout her education Paige has had previous experience in local organizations through internships with the Onslow Country Sheriff's Department and the Onslow County Senior Center.


Blog Posts

Realizations of a Fellow

by Paige Shepard

  Realization #1: I am more involved in my current community than I ever was in my hometown. In Burlington I attend every concert in the park, holiday event in downtown, and know every park and community center in the city limits and you will be shocked to learn how …


A Community Divided by the Past and Our Steps Moving Forward

by Paige Shepard

Burlington, North Carolina is not unlike most mid-sized cities in this state. It has a slightly busy downtown, lots of places to shop, and a decent spread of mom-and-pop diners. However, a quality that sets Burlington apart from other municipalities is that its population of around 50,000 is nearly 50% …