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Jerry Miller and his wife, Bea, at the picnic. The couple wears matching T-shirts that read "Gay? Fine by me."

Monique LaBorde

Monique Laborde
Monique Laborde

Monique will graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill in May 2017 with majors in Southern studies and women’s and gender studies.

As part of the Robertson scholarship, Monique is also completing a degree at Duke University in documentary studies. After graduation, Monique will pursue a career in digital storytelling. She aspires to tell stories about the changing American South, women, and the LGBTQ community.