Dual- Enrolled Student Of The Month



Kristina Bell is a senior at Croatan High School who is taking dual enrollment classes through Carteret Community College to complete her Associate in Science degree before she graduates from high school. When she graduates in May 2018, Kristina hopes to double major in Marine Biology and Communications. Recently, she was invited to join the Carteret Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, and was elected president at the October meeting. In addition, Kristina has an internship at the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology with Dr. Pat Curley of NC State University’s The Science House, where she works in science communications and marine science education.

In her free time, she is writing a thesis to address the issue of plastic pollution in the oceans. Though she is still in high school, Kristina is very involved with activities at Carteret Community College that contribute to a great community college experience.


Phi Theta Kappa – Beta Delta Pi Chapter – promotes scholarship, the development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students.
For more information, contact the advisor, Clayton Bochnovic, at 252- 222-6021 or bochnovicc@carteret.edu