Major(s): Communications Studies
Minor(s): Social and Economic Justice
Hertford County High School
Adreonna Simmons will be serving as a college adviser at Bertie High School and Hertford County High School during the 2016-17 academic year. Ms. Simmons graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2015 with a degree in Communication Studies with a minor in Social and Economic Justice. She attended Jones Senior High School in Trenton, NC.
Ms. Simmons became a college adviser to help students recognize and maximize their potential, especially those who do not see a future for themselves after high school. In her second year, she hopes to have an even bigger impact on her schools and is excited to see her students grow.
“ When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”
- Audre Lorde