CCI Alumni Spotlight

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Anslee Daniel is a junior at the University of Tennessee- Knoxville studying Journalism and Electronic Media.  She is from the Metro-Atlanta area. Anslee discovered her passion and talent for news at the Douglas County College and Career Institute where she completed a pathway for Audio, Video, Technology and Film. She continued to use her skills as a correspondent and anchor for the Volunteer Channel News her freshman and sophomore year of college. 

In the summer of 2017, Anslee completed a Foreign Correspondent Course through TOL Education in Prague, Czech Republic. That summer, she was an intern for WATE (ABC Affiliate) in Knoxville, Tennessee. In the spring of 2018, Anslee participated in another internship with WBIR (NBC Affiliate) in Knoxville as well. That internship led to her current part-time position at that station as a Visual Storyteller.

Throughout her collegiate career, Anslee has had the opportunity to serve in various leadership positions. She is a member of The Society of Professional Journalists and Delta Gamma Fraternity. Currently, she is a Leadership Knoxville Scholar,  an executive member of the Student Government Association, and is a Land Ambassador for the College of Communication and Information. Throughout her collegiate career, she has received several awards and scholarships. 

Anslee plans to graduate in May of 2019 with a major in Journalism and Electronic Media and a double minor in Political Science and Leadership Studies. 

Taylor Hendrix

Taylor Hendrix is an alumni of the CCI Video Broadcasting Program. After graduating from Douglas County High School,she attended The University of Alabama, where she received a degree in Telecommunication and Film with a minor in Communication Studies. 

While attending The University of Alabama, Taylor participated in three internship programs. During her freshman year, she joined the Crimson Tide Productions, which works hand in hand with the SEC Network. She also worked as a Stage Manager for CTP for her three and a half years at Alabama. In the summer of Taylor's  junior year, she obtained an internship at CNN Newsource which is the affiliate service for CNN where she would produce a package a day and post it on a website for all the affiliate stations of CNN to download as they wanted. Taylor's packages were being downloaded by 300+ affiliate stations across the USA.

Taylor's last internship was at a local station in Tuscaloosa, as an Editor/Producer Intern at WVUA. At this station, she started as an Editor intern in May and was then promoted to a Producer Intern where she was responsible for writing scripts and putting the show in a logical order. Upon graduation, Taylor accepted a job as a Morning Show News Producer in Panama City, Florida at WMBB. There she produces two and a half hours of content, five days a week. 


Raphael D. Walters, M. Ed. is an Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving at the largest private not-for-profit university in South Florida, Nova Southeastern University. Annually, he coordinates over 200 alumni events, cultivates over 190,000 alumni / 4,000 employees, executes over 12 annual giving campaigns and manages over 20 students in a university-wide call center.

Before beginning his career in the higher education setting, Raphael attended CCI (College and Career Institute) during its charter semester in 2009. In the course of his two years at CCI, he received numerous certifications: PC Repair and Network Technician, Help Desk Specialist, Basic Dental Assisting and Advanced Dental Assisting. Once he received his dual enrollment diploma, Raphael attended Valdosta State University where he earned two degrees - Bachelor of Communications and a Master of Educational Leadership. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership at Nova Southeastern University.

Raphael currently resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he enjoys laying out on the beach and being involved as a young professional in his community. He abides by one motto in life, “God has a plan. Trust it, live it and be in successful in it”.

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