Patient Spotlight

We, at Raleigh Orthodontics, know just how AMAZING our patients are and we want to show the world just how great they are! Do you want your child to be featured on this page and in the next Raleigh Orthodontics Smiles Hi! Newsletter? Just email your photo and a brief description of your child’s accomplishment to or fill out a Kudos card and drop it into the Raleigh Orthodontics Kudos Box at any of our 3 locations!

Lauren Walsh

On November 5, 2016 Lauren was crowned the 2017 Miss Garner! Lauren is a freshman at ECU with a major in vocal performance and a minor in business. As Miss Garner Lauren will be promoting her platform of “Spark the Flame: Encouraging Volunteerism” and will move on to compete at the Miss North Carolina Scholarship Pageant this summer. Lauren is joined by her 2 Carolina Princesses, Morgan Phillips (who is also one of our patients and the daughter of Danielle) and Ashley Crump, who will be with Lauren on her journey to becoming the next Miss North Carolina! You can follow Lauren’s journey by clicking here. Congratulations Lauren!


Gracie Coffey

Gracie attends South Granville High School. She is a Varsity Cheerleader, a member of the National Junior Honor Society, Secretary of the Humane Society, and a member of both the indoor and outdoor Track and Field team. Last year, she was one of the few freshmen that made it to the State Track and Field Competition at NC A&T University. She is currently running indoor track and has already qualified for the State Indoor Track Competition in February. Her desire to excel has pushed her take several online classes in addition to her A/P and Honors classes, which allowed her to by-pass her Sophomore year and is now classified as a Junior. Gracie plans to attend NCSU when she graduates to one day become a Veterinarian and open her own small animal practice. Wow Gracie! Amazing job!



Louisburg High School Volleyball

Louisburg High School’s Lady Warriors had a tough loss against the Community School of Davidson at the NCHSAA 1A State Volleyball Finals on Saturday, November 5th at Reynolds Coliseum on NC State’s campus in Raleigh. After an outstanding season with a talented team, and over 200 wins during the senior’s careers at LHS, they brought home the runner-up title and had the support of their community that couldn’t be beaten. Congratulations to all of the lady warriors, and a special congratulations to our awesome patients on the team, Haley Marshall, Hannah Nobles, Kaylee Saunders, Adriane Sullivan and Ashton Leonard lhsvb



Madison Blalock

Maddie is a sophomore at Franklinton High School and not only did she make the Varsity Cheerleading squad, but she was one of 1200 cheerleaders in the nation to be selected to perform with Spirit of America Cheer in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City! Wow Maddie! What an awesome opportunity! We’ll make sure to look for you on TV!



Jessica Beach

Jessica was contracted to be in the Avanti Model and Talent Management Spring Showcase. Less than 100 people are selected to cultivate their talents and be featured in this show enabling call backs from major agents like Elite and Ford. Our next local super model in the making! Way to go Jessie!


Zoe Smith

Zoe is a Level 9 Competitive Gymnast and qualified for States, Regionals and Eastern Nationals in 2016. She competed against gymnasts from 27 other states at Eastern Nationals in Virginia Beach in April of 2016 and placed 1st in the Uneven Bars and 8th All-Around, representing region 8 of USA Gymnastics! Way to go Zoe! What an AWESOME accomplishment!

Zoe Smith

Ash Mangum

Ash and the Terra Tunes of Tar River Academy (Granville County Public Schools) were recognized by the National Association for Music Education for having the most views (votes) in the NATION for Music in Our Schools Month 2016! Wow Ash! Way to go!


Mollie Currin

Mollie is an accomplished soccer player scoring over 23 goals during the Rec League Season! She is also an honors student at Long Mill Elementary School and enjoys Girl Scouts and Dance. Way to go Mollie!

Mollie Currin


We also want to give a HUGE congrats to Chloe Claypoole for winning 2 strokes in her swimming championships and Hannah Harvey for being elected to the student council at Sanderson High School! Way to go girls!