FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2006
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Maria Presley, a junior international business major at Birmingham-Southern College, has been chosen as one of four to six interns this summer at the Carter Center in Atlanta. Presley competed against 150 graduate students to obtain the position.
The Carter Center, founded by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter, is committed to advancing human rights and the alleviation of unnecessary human suffering. In partnership with Emory University, the center has worked since 1982 to improve the quality of life for people in some 65 countries.
Presley, a native of Tupelo, Miss., is the daughter of Ricky and Julia Presley.