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Furthering her Passion: Katherine Mason

When Katherine Mason, a senior kinesiology major, was young, her mom was active in volunteering and took Katherine to several volunteer events led by her local church and school. Growing up around those events, she saw their impact on her community, and she knew she would always want to take part in them. During her time at ALC, Katherine has been given the opportunity to further her passion for volunteering.

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Becoming a Difference Maker: Jimmy Brown

Becoming a Difference Maker: Jimmy Brown

by Abi Dobson, Student Contributor Jimmy Brown is a senior Accounting and Business Management Major from Manchester, Kentucky. When he first came to Pippa Passes, he was uncertain of his career. However, after taking accounting courses with Dr. Jerry Wayne Slone and...

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Serving Others Near and Far: Mark Slusher

Serving Others Near and Far: Mark Slusher

Many attend Alice Lloyd College to stay close and go far, but for Mark Slusher, a junior Kinesiology major, he has already been far and now wants to stay close. He says, “My family has been to many different places. I heard about ALC from family members who attended...

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TaLaura Mathis: A Passion to Create a Better Community

TaLaura Mathis: A Passion to Create a Better Community

TaLaura Mathis, from Manchester, Kentucky, finds motivation to follow her purpose from Psalm 121:1 which says, “I will lift my eyes unto the hills from whence cometh my help.” Being raised in Eastern Kentucky has given TaLaura a heart for the people of the region and a desire to help better their lives through the field of Dentistry.

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Dalton McCown: Investing in the Future

Dalton McCown: Investing in the Future

Dalton McCown is from neighboring Letcher County, Kentucky. His “academic pursuits first” policy has allowed him to garner an impressive collection of accolades including being selected as a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar and attending both the University of Pikeville...

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Hana Sword: Piecing Together A Brighter Future

Hana Sword: Piecing Together A Brighter Future

McHana Sword, who goes by Hana, is a junior from Floyd County, Kentucky, majoring in English.  However, she is much more than just a student. Hana epitomizes the belief that if you get knocked down, you get back up, dust yourself off, and continue on your chosen path....

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Dedicated to Giving Back: Adam Adkins

Dedicated to Giving Back: Adam Adkins

Adam Adkins is a junior accounting major from Floyd County, Kentucky, and he is traveling the Purpose Road in search of a brighter future not only for himself but also for his wife and parents.

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Shane Caudill: Making the Most of Second Chances

Shane Caudill: Making the Most of Second Chances

Shane Caudill, a native of Knott County, Kentucky, is a sophomore Business Administration major at Alice Lloyd College. When speaking of the College community, Shane states, “I’ve lived in Pippa Passes for almost my entire life, and Alice Lloyd College has been a part of it for just as long. Many of my family work here as employees, and I know many of the faculty and staff personally. This is one of the biggest benefits of having a smaller campus; you can interact with the staff and instructors directly. You never feel like you’re just another student, and it’s one of the reasons I chose to continue my education here.”

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Emily Burgin: Opportunity to Grow

Emily Burgin: Opportunity to Grow

Emily Burgin is a junior from Lee County, Virginia, majoring in Accounting and Business Management with plans of attending Law School upon graduation. Like many Alice Lloyd College students, she came from a financially challenged background, yet this rough start has not and will not limit her aspirations.

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Katelyn Collins: Living a Life of Service

Katelyn Collins: Living a Life of Service

Katelyn Collins is a senior from Logan County, West Virginia, majoring in Sociology.  Upon graduation in 2019, she plans to work in a hospital or hospice as a Social Worker in Gerontology.  When asked why she chose to come to Alice Lloyd College, she explained, “I wanted to come to a small college that is close to home but also far away; I am only two hours from home which is perfect for me.”

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