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Amy Treat, BA
Staff Assistant/Admissions Processor

Amy Treat joined Cabarrus College of Health Sciences in March 2022. She graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a BA and has work for more than 20 years in the field of higher education. Her past positions have been within admissions and recruitment, student affairs and student services. Amy has a passion for working in higher education and enjoys being involved in a student’s educational journey.

LaJay Adams, BA
Coordinator, Admissions and Recruitment

La’Jay Adams joined Cabarrus College of Health Sciences in 2021. La’Jay has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies with a concentration in Public Relations from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Upon graduating La’Jay started her career in higher education by working at Carolinas College of Health Sciences in the Academic Affairs and Student Affairs department before joining Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. La’Jay enjoys educating students on the different programs available at Cabarrus College and seeing students grow from a prospective student to a healthcare professional. It is satisfying to watch students reach their professional goals and find their passion in healthcare.

When away from work La’Jay enjoys hiking with her dog, listening to music, and spending time with her family and friends.

Lyric Whitener, BA
Coordinator, Admissions and Recruitment

Lyric Whitener joined Cabarrus College of Health Sciences in 2021. Lyric graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English, concentrating in education, from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in 2018. Upon graduating Lyric began her career working in education and in the nonprofit sector focusing on at risk youth, before entering higher education at Livingstone College as a Coordinator in the Business department. Lyric enjoys helping others realize the power education has to bring value into their lives and working with the community as a whole. Lyric looks forward to serving at Cabarrus College and watching students grow in their academic and professional careers.

Outside of work, Lyric enjoys cooking, listening to music, painting, yoga, trying new restaurants with friends, and volunteering.

Marie McCants
Front Desk Secretary

Marie McCants joined Cabarrus College in January 2022. She greets each person who enters the building as she serves as the front desk secretary. Marie has over 20 years of experience as a secretary, serving in various roles and capacities. She takes great pleasure in being someone who others can depend on.

Marie has been happily married for 25 years and has three wonderful sons and two extraordinary granddaughters. It brings her great joy to inspire and encourage others. She has a passion for cooking and thoroughly enjoys watching others enjoy her food.