Morning accident claims life of Duplin County teacher - WNCT

Morning accident claims life of Duplin County teacher

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KENANSVILLE, N.C. - Family, students and staff are mourning the loss of a local teacher assistant.

Stephanie Alphin was killed Tuesday morning when her car hit a telephone pole in Duplin County. Alphin was the online course facilitator for North Duplin Junior-Senior High School.
    
School officials say she had been working with the county since 2002.

They also released the following statement about her death, "Our Duplin County School's family is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Mrs. Alphin. She was passionate about ensuring her students had whatever necessary to be successful in their courses," said Superintendent Austin Obasohan.  "On behalf of the Board of Education, our thoughts and our prayers go out to Mrs. Alphin's family.  We are also praying for the entire North Duplin Community and will do everything we can to support them as they work through this truly difficult time."
    
Additional guidance counselors and social workers from throughout the district on hand to assist students and staff as needed.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been released.
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