Tag: student spotlight

Newly graduated program director of ‘The Hawk’ earns position at WPSD

As she writes and edits newscasts to stream to the WPSD news website, Jillianne Moncrief understands the magnitude of the job she is responsible for as an associate news producer and social media manager.

UT Martin alumnus Michael Singer earns dream job in Alaska

As Michael Singer traveled through the Arctic Circle in Alaska for an arctic soils and permafrost soil science field tour during the summer of 2019, little did he know that by the end of the following summer, he would be living in Alaska, over 4,000 miles away from home, working as a soil scientist for the USDA-NRCS.

Fieser twins excel at UT Martin, prepare for graduate school

From the womb to commencement, the five sets of twins who graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin May 2, have spent very little of their lives apart from each other.

Meet the Beetles: University Scholar uses flesh-eating insects in forensics research project

John, Paul, George and Ringo have discreetly lived on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin without drawing much attention from the public.

Winchester sisters navigate nursing program together

Megan and Madison Winchester, of Hornbeak, are first-year nursing students at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

West Tennessee students find different lessons in trip to Brazil

Sarah Perry is studying social work, Aaron Dyer is an agricultural business major, and Emily Hudgins is studying both chemistry and plant science.

Flagg-Brown fills life with people, knowledge, experiences

Donna Flagg-Brown is not a typical college student. Not only does she hold five university degrees and several passports full of world travel stamps, at age 69, she is back in school to learn something new.

Somerville student overcomes challenges to earn her bachelor’s degree

Danielle Ables didn’t consider herself “college material” when she first enrolled for courses at the University of Tennessee at Martin Somerville Center in fall 2016.

Selmer Center student interns in White House office

Last year, Ansley Moore, of Selmer, waited to be rejected for an internship at the United States White House. “Over 3,000 people apply for the internship, but less than 100 are accepted,” she said.

WPSD evening anchor completes UT Martin master’s degree

Jennifer Horbelt Bonds, a 2007 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin and longtime evening anchor on WPSD Local 6 in Paducah, Kentucky, crossed the UT Martin commencement stage again Dec. 14 with a Master of Arts degree in strategic communication.



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