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WestStar Leadership Program to graduate 2017 class June 20


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut


MARTIN, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee at Martin’s WestStar Leadership Program will graduate members of its 2017 class June 20 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Jackson. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and a graduation ceremony.

The WestStar board of trustees will meet before the dinner and ceremony at The Jackson Chamber, 197 Auditorium Street, Jackson.

The program is in its 28th year and has 799 graduates to date, most of whom are from West Tennessee. The 2017 class includes 30 participants who were competitively selected to learn new leadership skills and develop strategies for assisting communities in solving problems and maximizing potential.

UT Martin Chancellor Keith Carver, a 2009 WestStar graduate, will attend the ceremony for the first time as university chancellor.

For more information on this event or the WestStar Leadership Program, contact Virginia Grimes, program coordinator, at 731-881-7298.


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