Navigators: Sarah, Ali, Destanee



Sarah graduated from Piedmont Community College in 2014, where she earned her AAS degree in Early Childhood Education.  She is a Caswell County, NC native who lives there with her parents and brother.  For most of her life, Sarah, has dreamed of being and Early Childhood Educator.  She hopes to spend her entire life making a difference in the lives of children.  She enjoys cooking, exercising, photography, and much more!  Driven by her deep faith and her love for children, she wants to be a shining light to everyone she meets.


Ali S.

Ali is from Philadelphia, PA, but now calls Durham, NC her home.  She lives with her husband, son, step-daughter, and very lively dog, Charlie.  Education is one of Ali’s passions, and she decided to make a shift from her career in the dental field to education, when her son was born.  She is looking forward to furthering her own education and learning alongside of the kids. 



Destanee was born in Wisconsin before moving to Florida, where her little sister was born.  She then moved to North Carolina, where she has spent the majority of her life.  Destanee’s parents began homeschooling her after third grade until her junior year of high school.  She graduated from Orange High School.  Destanee played soccer for eight years and volleyball for four year.   She plans on furthering her education and working towards becoming an elementary teacher for deaf children.