Evelyn Rogers, a 2009 Liberty County High School graduate, currently is enrolled at Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C.
She serves as the secretary on her graduating class’ executive board and has coordinated numerous plans and events.
Rogers, a social work and psychology major, recently attended a women’s leadership conference in Washington, D.C., with Bennett College President Dr. Julianne Malveaux.
At the conference, she was introduced to professional, successful women such as Dr. Maya Angelou and Cynthia Saint James.
Rogers also is an advocate on Bennett’s campus against the spread of HIV/AIDS and is certified to administer tests to those who request them.
Rogers recently started the Daddy’s Girl Organization to encourage social, spiritual and educational advancements among young women with absent fathers. Bennett College published an article about the organization.
Rogers balances her social and charitable commitments with her dedication to academics and has been named to both the honors and dean’s lists every semester.
When she is in Hinesville, Rogers attends Mt. Zion Baptist Church, where the Rev. Dr. M.L. Jackson is pastor.
Rogers, the daughter of Doraleon Belin, said her mother inspires and motivates her to excel.