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McCarson To Teach ASL To Change Lives

Connestee Falls Scholarships


August 8, 2019

During her first year at Blue Ridge Community College, Katelyn McCarson, a 2017 graduate of Brevard High School, had to choose a foreign language to meet one of her freshman requirements. Her decision was a fateful one; she chose American Sign Language (ASL). That decision has changed her life.

McCarson has known for a few years that she wanted to be a teacher. For her senior project at Brevard High, she taught fourth grade at Brevard Elementary School and fell in love with teaching. Then, as she learned ASL at Blue Ridge, she realized that she wanted to teach the deaf. She is now taking h...

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