Local Talent: Jessica Wyrick

by YES! Weekly staff

Jessica Wyrick is awomen with a plan. The 23-year-old Greensboro lifer has always knownshe wanted to help people. "I wanted to be a pediatric doctor," shesaid. "But it would have taken too long." Wyrick has just graduatedwith a four-year degree from GTCC as a registered nurse and is startingher new job at Moses Cone Hospital in August.

For the past four years,she has balanced her time with work at a day care and full-timeclasses. "It was a lot of work and I’m finally having a bit of freetime that I am really enjoying," she said. "I am going out to GreeneStreet, Thirsty Thursday at the Grasshopper games and listening tobands such as the Electromatic. My cousin Kenneth Saunders plays inthat band."