After spending a dozen years in university administration (Student Affairs/Student Development), Ms. Yuhas began a second career in economic development. She has been the Executive Director of the Pitt County Development Commission for nearly 28 years. Married for 37 years, she has two adult children and twin granddaughters. “Education and economic development are inextricably tied together, and early childhood education is crucial to both,” said Wanda.
Meet a 2,000 Days Champion
Dr. Plata-Potter is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Mount Olive in New Bern, North Carolina. She is currently the President of the Craven Smart Start Board of Directors and has conducted research with Latino families, including children … Continue readingView All Champions>>
- Jack WarrenKing
- Judge Louis A. Trosch, Jr.CharlotteJuvenile Court
- Wayne JohnsonEdenTrinity Wesleyan
- Nicole AtkinsonCharlotteYouth and Famiily Services
- Pastor James King, Jr.MayodanJesus Deliverance