In addition to Jersey Shore, there are Lindsay Lohan and Amanda Bynes and more of their ilk who are not from NC. On the other hand, David Brinkley and Charles Kuralt were both born in Wilmington. Howard Cosell is from Winston-Salem. There are quite a few actors, actresses and musicians from North Carolina as well. Kristen Dalton, Miss USA 2009 graduated from Hoggard as did Kimberly Munley, the civilian officer credited with helping take down the Ft. Hood shooter. There are also numerous well-known athletes that came out of North Carolina. New Hanover County schools alone produced Roman Gabriel, Sonny Jurgensen, Alge Crumpler, Connor Barth and Jay Ross of the NFL; Trot Nixon, formerly of the Boston Red Sox, who, by the way, was just named the second all-time best right fielder of the team; and the most famous to come out of New Hanover County's schools is Michael Jordan. Do you care to make any further arguments?
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