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Evaughn Barnett in cap and gown

Hope for a brighter future brings Barnett to Pellissippi State from Jamaica

Evaughn Barnett was going to college in his home country of Jamaica, “but the future wasn’t looking too bright,” he says. The opportunity wasn’t there like it is in the United States, Evaughn explains, so he wanted to make a move. He contacted his godfather in Knoxville for some guidance.… Read More »Hope for a brighter future brings Barnett to Pellissippi State from Jamaica

Keegan Rouland in cap and gown

Stay Strong Success Center helps Rouland get back on track to graduation

Keegan Rouland comes from a long line of college graduates, so it was important for him to live up to that legacy. His first step toward that goal was to enroll at Pellissippi State. Fortunately, he already had family on his side. His stepfather is a Pellissippi State graduate and… Read More »Stay Strong Success Center helps Rouland get back on track to graduation