Alexis Doran ’22

Alexis Doran ’22

Feb. 2022

Hometown: Wilmington, NC

Home High School: Eugene Ashley High School

What's your favorite part of your job as an Online Ambassador?
Getting to help Rob with the presentations, and answering questions from interested students and their families.

What's your favorite part of NCSSM Online?
My favorite thing about NCSSM Online has been the friends I have made. Everyone is incredibly supportive.

What's an "aha" moment you've experienced in one of your Online classes?
When I was in Biomedical Engineering, vectors and vector math finally clicked for me, and made Physics a lot easier when I took it.

What are two of your greatest interests or passions?
Engineering and 3D printing

If you had one year of freedom, what would you want to do?
I would convert a sprinter van and then travel to all 50 states.

During the pandemic, what have you missed most?
The energy of live sports and live music

How are you coping during the pandemic?
Keeping up with my previous extracurriculars and sports teams

What are you looking forward to in the coming school year?
I am excited to be taking civil engineering.

What words of wisdom do you have for Online students?
Reach out to people in your classes and in the program. You will find that lots of new friends are out there.

Why should prospective students and their families consider NCSSM Online?
This is a wonderful opportunity to take advanced classes in specialized areas, while also building a community of supportive friends.