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Allison Levene (’14) named among BARBRI Public Interest Fellow Contest top 3 finalists

Hanes Hosiery Center Coach John Torian, Allison Levene ('14) and Coach Art Blevins

Hanes Hosiery Center Coach John Torian, Allison Levene ('14) and Coach Art Blevins

Allison Levene (’14) has been named one of three finalists in the 2014 BARBRI Public Interest Fellow Contest. The other two finalists are Catherine Wauters of George Mason Law and Shaundricka Ranel of North Carolina Central University Law School.
Levene has dedicated herself to helping change children’s lives for the better. She hopes to further her progress by working for Save the Children, an international organization that promotes children’s rights and helps support the health and wellbeing of underprivileged children in 120 different developing countries.

As a leader in the law school’s Youth Advocacy Group, Levene devotes her free time to managing an after-school tutoring program for children at the Hanes Hosiery Community Center in Winston-Salem. Levene stresses the importance of providing education and mentorship needs to students of all ages and economic backgrounds. Additionally, Levene volunteers as a basketball coach at Hanes to teach the fundamentals of sportsmanship and leadership qualities to young kids. She has also served as the coordinator for the Forsyth County Teen Court, a program that encourages constructive sentences for first-time juvenile offenders, such as community service.

BARBRI is a U.S.-based company that offers programs to help law school graduates prepare for the bar exam. BARBRI has aided in the success of more than 1 million graduate students nationwide, making the program the most popular and most trusted bar exam review course, according to BARBRI.