Virginia Cox-Daugherty is a native North Carolinian born in Craven County, who is now running to be the NC House Representative for District 12 in Lenoir County as a longtime resident of Kinston. She is an experienced and knowledgeable educator and active member of the Lenoir County community that is looking to bring those outstanding qualities to the state legislature.
She earned her Bachelor’s from Elizabeth City State University in Business Administration before going on to further her learning experience in graduate school. In the years following, she received a Master’s in Business Administration from Long Island University of New York, a Master’s in Education from East Carolina University, a Doctorate in Education from Nova Southeastern University and another Doctorate of Theology in Biblical Studies from Manna College of Theology.
Throughout and following her pursuit of higher knowledge, she decided to put her learned experience to use as an educator and community leader. She has since worked as an educator (in both the public and private system), principal, director, grant writer, and has spent an abundance of time volunteering and putting back into her community.
Last year, she was elected to the Lenoir County Board of Elections in order to serve her community and ensure that she had the chance to empower voters to participate in the upcoming election cycle. Now, she is running to represent her district in 2020, to further these goals and bring strength and knowledge to Raleigh for the people of Lenoir County.