Graham girl selected for North Carolina School of the Arts

Courtney Talley, 15-year-old daughter of Chuck and Jennifer Talley of Graham, has been accepted to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

Talley is one of only a handful of high school students that was selected to attend the prestigious school based on her visual arts portfolio, an interview, and grades.

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She will be living on campus at the school in Winston-Salem starting this fall. Courtney is a sophomore at River Mill Academy in Graham.

See accomplishment of another River Mill student: he’ll be a Copland scholar at UNC-CH next year: