Abigail Carpenter ’22

Abigail Carpenter ’22

Oct. 2021

Hometown: Lansing, NC

Home High School: Ashe County High School

What's your favorite part of your job as an Online Ambassador?
Being able to help my peers access opportunities

What's your favorite part of NCSSM Online?
Taking fun and challenging classes not offered at my home high school

What's the biggest challenge you've encountered in the Online program?
Staying engaged while learning with an online format

How have you met that challenge?
Breaking up my work to make my work more manageable

What's an "aha" moment you've experienced in one of your Online classes?
While writing an essay for my International Relations class, I discovered how complex the causes and effects of war can be.

What are two of your greatest interests or passions?
Color Guard and global affairs

During the pandemic, what have you missed most?
Performing with the band at my high school

How are you coping during the pandemic?
Spending more time outside and with my family

What are you looking forward to in the coming school year?
Being able to connect with new people at NCSSM!

What words of wisdom do you have for Online students?
Time management is EVERYTHING! Don't let yourself get behind!