Banita Onyirimba is a proud alum of Franklinton High School (1998) and the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. After graduating from UNC-CH with a degree in Psychology, she continued her education at East Carolina University, where she received a Masters in Public Administration. Having worked in local and state government for over 10 years, Banita enjoys being able to serve the public and make a difference. Over the last few years, she has been involved in tutoring elementary school students, has volunteered for various nonprofits such as the Food Bank of North Carolina, and is very active in her church as well. In her spare time, she loves to cook, enjoy the outdoors, and travel. Banita currently lives in the Franklinton area and is excited to be able to give back to the community where she grew up.