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Campbell Law Honors Four Graduates With NCAJ Awards

May 13, 2021   |   Amber Nimocks

Campbell School of Law honored four graduates with awards from the North Carolina Advocates for Justice at its 43rd annual hooding and graduation ceremony on May 7.

The Calhoun Advocacy Award went to Jordan Ariana Arroyo of Holly Springs. The Trial Advocacy Faculty at Campbell School of Law presents this award for the best performance in the trial and advocacy program. The award was established by M. Jean Calhoun, Class of 1980.

Three graduates received the NCAJ Student Advocacy Awards. The Trial Advocacy Faculty at Campbell School of Law selects the recipients of this award based on their demonstrated significant improvement during their required trial advocacy performance sections as evidenced by their performance and grade, leadership endeavors, academic success, and collegial respect and work ethic.

NCAJ Student Advocacy Awards went to:

  • Carter Benjamin Cole of Cary (below left)
  • Alayna Marie-Poole Elmore of Lewisville (below center)
  • Lauren Ashley Wilson of Downingtown, Pennsylvania (below right)
About the Author

Amber Nimocks

Marketing & Communications Manager

Amber Nimocks

Marketing & Communications Manager

Amber Nimocks joined the NCAJ team in 2019. Before her time in the world of legal organizations, she spent two decades as a journalist. Her experience includes reporting, editing, radio production, media analysis, digital media strategy and print and video project management. Her byline has appeared in USA Today, The Washington Post, The News & Observer of Raleigh, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Our State magazine and Edible Piedmont. Nimocks is the former editor of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, and prior to NCAJ, she worked in communications and outreach for the North Carolina Bar Association, where she edited the award-winning North Carolina Lawyer magazine. 

Nimocks serves on the board of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, where she uses her professional experience with nonprofits to help guide UUFR’s efforts to build a strong and welcoming congregation that empowers its members to serve the world.

A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she holds a bachelor of arts in religious studies and is a proud veteran of The Daily Tar Heel.  

Nimocks lives in downtown Raleigh with her husband, Josh Shaffer, their son Sam, one dog and one cat.