Johna Alexandria Edmonds is a graduate of North Carolina State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a concentration in Financial Analysis and a minor in Spanish Language and Literatures.
She is the reigning Miss North Carolina 2013, promoting her personal platform, Readers to Leaders: Promoting Literacy in America’s Youth. Her platform emphasizes service projects that educate not only students, but also teachers and parents on the importance of literacy among our state and nation’s young people.
Johna is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, professional business fraternity and Beta Alpha Psi, accounting fraternity. She is an active board member of the Helps Education Fund, a non-profit organization committed to supporting educators and improving learning outcomes for students. She has taught English in the Dominican Republic on an Alternative Spring Break trip with NC State’s Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service, and has also studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where in addition to studying in a Spanish-language intensive university for a semester, she was able to teach local youth and their parents on the English reading and writing fluency. She recently worked as a Winter Tax Intern for KPMG Raleigh and was selected for the KPMG Global Internship program where she traveled to work in Paris, France during the spring 2012 semester with some of the firm’s largest and best-known clients.
Currently, Johna is obtaining her Master’s of Accounting degree at North Carolina State University. After becoming a certified public account, she will begin her career with one of the big four accounting firms, Ernst & Young LLP.
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