2011 Graduates


“Chanclarkge will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change we seek.” ~Barack Obama

Quaneshia Dominque Arshay Clark is the daughter of Betina Clark-Smith, grandparents Leon & Shirley Sanders and Bobby Smith. Upon graduation, June 10, 2011, she plans to attend NC A&T State University where she will obtain an undergraduate degree in Biology. Her future long-term goal is to become a pediatrician. Some of her extracurricular activities while in high school include, Ladies of Vision (LOV) Club member, Clayton High School Band (Winterguard), Wake AHEC Mini-Medical Clinic participant, “I am Queen” Foundation participant, NCCDI Summer Program Internship, Senior Superlatives of Johnston County and maintaining A/B honor roll.


Claire Odunlami Kinoshi-King is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Tayo King(Jacqueline). She is a graduate of Clayton High School. She will beattending UNC-Greensboro to pursue a Nursing degree. Her favoritescripture is Romans 12:2: Do not conform any longer to the pattern ofthis world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then youwill be able to test and approve what God’s will is–his good, pleasing andperfect will.


Tre’ Quillan Ashaad Padgett, is the son of Mrs. Michelle Roberts(Ricky) and Mr. Antonio Padgett, Sr. and the grandson of Pastor and Mrs. Breeden. He is a 2011 graduate of Southern Durham High School. Tre’ will attend North Carolina Central University beginning second session of summer school. He has remained active throughout his four years of high school as a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, the Marching Band Percussion Captain, and member of Chi Omega Lambda High School Fraternity. Tre’ is involved in his community through Durham Wayfinders Volunteer Group, Aids Walks, Jack-and Jill Durham Chapter, “Think Pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness, Habitat for Humanity, and Triangle Heart Walk. His hobbies are playing basketball, drawing, and spending time with his family and friends. One thing remains constant for Tre’ are the words that have been embedded in him from his family: “I can do all things through Christ that strengthens me.”

robinsonRobi Robinson, a senior at West Johnston High School is the daughter of Robert and Sherry Robinson. Her maternal grandparent is Mersedes Griffin, husband deceased. Her paternal grandparents are Robert Robinson, Jr. and Nannie Ruth Robinson. Robi plans are to attend Johnston Community College, then transfer to East Carolina University where she will study Criminal Justice.Her favorite saying is: “Take me as I am or have nothing at all.”

 College Graduates

andersonAshley Brooke Anderson is the daughter of Wheatley and Wayne Anderson and the granddaughter of Roy and Gloria Dublin and Joe and Burline Anderson. She is a 2011 graduate of North Carolina A&T State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. Ashley plans to attend graduate school next spring.
Her favorite scripture is Revelation 3:20: “Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and he with me.

lashundatomekafaisonLaShunda Tomeka Faison is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Ray Faison, Sr. (Jennifer). LaShunda is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a Master of Arts Degree in Education. Her area of concentration was secondary social studies education, and she has conducted and published research about the use of current events in
social studies classrooms. LaShunda is employed with Wake County Public School System and hopes to obtain a doctorate in education policy after fulfilling classroom service to North Carolina as a Teaching Fellow.
Her favorite scripture is 2 Timothy 4:7-8: “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day…”

hood“Do not go where the path may lead but go instead where there is not path and leave a trail” is one of Kiadrick’s favorite quotes. Kiadrick Roshelle Hood, a native of Clayton, North Carolina is the Daughter of Rosa and Frederick Hood both of Clayton, and the Granddaughter of the late Penella Lane and the late Walter ”Bud” and Cora Hood also of Clayton. Kiadrick is a 2006 graduate from West Johnston High School in Benson, North Carolina. Upon graduation from high school, she matriculated to Winston Salem State University where she was a member of the Winston-Salem State Gospel Choir, the Professional HealthCare Careers Club, Student Nurses Association, Central Carolina Black Nurses Association, and Chi Eta Phi Sorority INC. On May 14 2011 she graduated from Winston-Salem State University with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Kiadrick will be working at Randolph Hospital in the Intensive Critical Care Unit, with future plans to continue her education to get a Master’s degree in Nursing. Kiadrick has lived her life and continues to live it knowing that WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE and nothing is impossible because in the word IMPOSSIBLE says “I’m possible”.

mitchellMinister Eva Lane Mitchell, daughter of the late Leroy and Penella Lane, wife of the late James Larry Mitchell, and mother of the one and only Tilola Lieunella Mitchell is 2011 graduate of Justice Fellowship International College with a Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling. Believing in God’s word Minister Mitchell always teaches her family and friends to study to shew thyself approved unto God…., 2 Timothy 2:15, therefore she will continue her studies this fall. Her favorite scripture is Romans 8:28: “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose” and her favorite hymn is “Because He Lives.”

stoneNadia Lane Stone is the daughter of James and Pauline Stone. She is a graduate of University of Maryland University College with a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration. She is employed in Reston, VA and praying and waiting for God to reveal her next assignment.

Her inspirational scripture is Philippians 4: 13: “I can do all things through Christ which strengthen me.”


Saturday, June 11th – 2:00 p.m. – Graduates’ Day Cookout

Sunday, June 12th – 10:00 a.m. – Graduates’ Day Worship Service


Reverend Darrel Gibson, Jr.gibson

Nazareth Missionary Baptist Church

Wagram, North Carolina