The following article was written by Tim Driggers back in 2006. She is referred to as NICOLE BROWNE. She switched her last name to Beharie to distinguish herself professionally from TV's 'Rhyon Nicole Brown'.
It talks about Nicole's journey along with Stacy Scott and Teyonah Parris from the South Carolina Governor's School to Juilliard in NYC.
Inspiring story! Click HERE for the link if you have trouble reading the embedded format.