Michelle Blackmon’s job is to help children who have aged out of foster care succeed in college and beyond. She helped develop and coordinates the Foster Bright Futures program at Wake Tech, which has earned accolades for its unique approach to helping these vulnerable young adults.
Michelle Blackmon’s job is to help children who have aged out of foster care succeed in college and beyond. She helped develop and coordinates the Foster Bright Futures program at Wake Tech, which has earned accolades for its unique approach to helping these vulnerable young adults. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Michelle Blackmon’s job is to help children who have aged out of foster care succeed in college and beyond. She helped develop and coordinates the Foster Bright Futures program at Wake Tech, which has earned accolades for its unique approach to helping these vulnerable young adults. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

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