Tag: Faces of UTM

Non-trad grad excels as chemistry standout

The last 12 years haven’t been the easiest for Kyle Carter, but the last two have been the best of his life.

Persistence payoff: Student excels despite life-threatening condition

At first glance, Luke Winters is your typical successful University of Tennessee at Martin graduating senior – a Martin native with a 3.5 grade point average, engaged in a variety of extracurricular activities and well-liked by his peers.

From dust to dust – Gale dedicates life to soil science

The impact of her 25 years-worth of service and dedication to the University of Tennessee at Martin, its students, the community and to scientific research can be found sitting in baskets on the coffee table in Dr. Paula Gale’s home.

From people to wildlife, Mecklin remains dedicated to serving those in need

From Tennessee to Washington, D.C., and even Bulgaria, Isaac Mecklin, of Munford, has proudly served the United States as a soldier in the Tennessee Army National Guard while completing his degree in natural resources management from the University of Tennessee at Martin.

The forecast is sunny for new WBBJ meteorologist

Lobelville, Tennessee, seems an unlikely starting point for a television meteorologist, but Perry County native Shaley Dawson has seized an unexpected opportunity to join the WBBJ Eyewitness News 7 team and bring professional weather forecasts to thousands of West Tennesseans.

Chappell ‘honored’ to be named UT Board of Trustees student trustee

Growing up in Flushing, Michigan, the only connection Leighton Chappell had to Tennessee was watching Pat Summitt coach the Lady Vols on ESPN.

With love for ALL, Janse plans to serve home country of South Africa

Atem Lo Levad. Translation from Hebrew: You are not alone.

Farming with faith: Foulks finishes school online while farming family land

When Justin Foulks received the news during his junior year of college that his cousin had been killed in an accident, he knew the responsibilities of his family farm in Rondo, Arkansas, would now increase.

UT Martin Call Me MiSTER program inspires local student to become a teacher

“You have to make sure you have the experience; don’t let the experience have you.”

Built with wires and hope: Savannah Metheny rebuilds horse skeleton for anatomy classes

While she may be small in stature, the legacy Savannah Metheny, a recent animal science graduate, has left at the University of Tennessee at Martin casts a tall shadow. In fact, it is 17-hands tall.

 

 

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