Teen Court staff
- Shaun Barefoot – Teen Court Coordinator
Mr. Barefoot received his bachelors in criminal justice and socioogy from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Mr. Barefoot focuses on community outreach efforts and on expanding the scope of Teen Court. Mr. Barefoot works closely with the Teen Court referral sources, especially on increasing referrals as well as on volunteer recruitment.
- Natlie Singletary – Volunteer Services Administrator
Ms. Singletary received her bachelors in criminal justice and psychology from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and was just accepted to law school. As the volunteer services administrator,Ms. Singletary focuses on recruiting, training, and retaining all the Teen Court volunteers.
- Ruby Locklear – Defendant Services Administrator
Ms. Locklear received her bachelors of science in health and physical education and her masters of arts in counseling from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Ms. Locklear just compered her 18th year teaching and will begin a position as a guidance counselor at a local middle school. As the defendant services administrator, Ms. Locklear works with all of the defendants and tracks their progress to ensure that their sanctions are completed. She also works with Mr. Barefoot on expanding the scope of Teen Court services.
- Lindsey Green – MSW Field Placement Intern
Ms. Green received her bachelors in art education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently an MSW student at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Her work with the NC-ACE project includes data collection, expanding the Teen Court program services such as mentoring and workshops, and investigating other effective Teen Court models.
- Tynicia Walton – MSW Field Placement Intern
Ms. Walton recieved her bachelors of science in criminal justice from Fayettville State University and also received her masters of science in counseling from Capella University. She currently an MSW student at the University of New England. Ms. Walton is responsible for developing the mentoring program for NC-ACE and revamping and expanding how Teen Court does case management. She also tracks and schedules all of the six month Teen Court post-tests.
- Emily Duke – Undergraduate intern
Ms. Duke is currently an undergraduate in the criminal justice program at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Ms. Duke interns for Teen Court and is helping create the female self-esteem curriculum for one of the Teen Court work shops and also assists Ms. Walton in the case management process.
- Samantha McQueen –MSW Field Placement Intern