Amy Cole to pursue a career in education

by Billy Chandler

Our Emory & Henry seniors are preparing to graduate and change the world.

Amy Cole of Gate City, Va. will receive a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary math education.

Amy will graduate with the class of 2023. In addition to her studies, Cole is also a member of Delta Omicron Pi and the E&H Marching Band. She was the chair of New Student Experience. “Emory & Henry has given me so many opportunities not only to grow in academics but to grow as a person! Emory & Henry really pushed me to be the best I could be and really helped prepare me for the world of teaching,” Cole said.

Cole said of her plans after graduation, “I plan to finish out the year in my long-term sub position and find a permanent teaching position!” Cole is a first-generation college student.

Don’t be afraid to get outside your comfort zone and meet new people! It is so important to put yourself out there and find YOUR people! It only makes your experience so much better if you have those people by your side.

Location:

Gate City, Va.

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