Anna Gallant Carter

After working on Habitat for Humanity International projects in Latin America, Anna developed an intense curiosity for the Spanish language and became involved in the Latino community not only in Latin America, but also at home in the U.S. It was with...

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Renee Cave

Renee received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a minor in Business Administration from Winthrop University. She is now pursuing a graduate degree in Spanish with a concentration in translation at UNC Charlotte where she is a member of the Mu Chapter...

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Amber Donley



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Garrett Fisher

Originally from Salisbury, North Carolina, Garrett obtained his B.S. in Spanish Education from Western Carolina University. He also studied at ITESM in Monterrey, Mexico and taught for two years in Franklin, NC as a high school Spanish teacher and...

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Candace Reese Haithcox

Candace is a high school Spanish teacher in Alexander County.  In 2012, she earned her National Board Certification for Teaching. She lives in Taylorsville, NC with her husband, Adam.

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Shanna-Kay McKenzie

Shanna is a Jamaican student with a passion for languages. She has studied abroad in Mexico where she lived with a host family for a semester. She has a particular interest in Medical Interpreting. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Academic Honor...

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Irma J. Navarro

Irma graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Spanish from Davidson College in 2007. She currently serves as Assistant Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admission, and Associate Director of July Experience at her alma...

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Andrew Parkhurst

A native of Chattanooga, TN, Andrew developed an interest in Spanish while in high school. He completed his BA in Spanish in 2009 at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and came to Charlotte shortly thereafter to begin his MA in the Translating...

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Cassidy Schenley

Cassidy graduated from Penn State University in 2009 with degrees in Spanish, English, and Comparative Literature. He entered the translation program at UNCC in 2011 after two years as a high school teacher. He has spent time in Spain and Mexico. ...

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Megan Sharpe

Megan received her B.A. in Spanish from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2012. As an undergraduate, she also completed two minors in Geography and Latin American studies.  Megan entered the Translation and Translation Studies program...

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Saundra Swain

Saundra Swain lives in Wilmington, NC and is currently an Executive Assistant in the Business Development department at PPD. She hopes to transition into a bilingual position in the Medical Communications or Clinical department soon. Saundra received a...

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Victor D. Vazquez

Victor was born in the United States and comes from a Spanish and Puerto Rican family. He completed his B.A. in Spanish at Virginia Tech in 2013 and is now starting his M. A. in Spanish (LLC). Academic Interests Southern Cone Literature Other Interests...

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Samuel White Jr.

Sam graduated in 2012 (MA, Spanish, TTS track) and founded Lengua Lounge right afterwards, specializing in translation of business, legal and medical documents into English, editing...

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Melody Zayas-Peña

Melody received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Italian from Ithaca College. She is currently working on a Spanish M.A. with a focus on Translation and Translation Studies.  Academic Interests 20th century Latin American Literature, Legal and...

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