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"Wings-adult Education" - Strong Stories


Sheila Thomas

Sheila Thomas

As a United States Marine Corps veteran Sheila Thomas, ’19, knows what it means to be strong. Through StrongPoints and a supportive Meredith community, she grew even stronger and more determined.


Pinaky Patel

Pinaky Patel

From the moment Pinaky Patel, ’19, returned to the United States at the age of 17, she had a dream of earning a degree in computer science. Almost 20 years later, that dream is a reality.


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Dana Oliver

Wings student Dana Oliver, ’19, has strengthened her communication skills, confidence, and leadership abilities while earning her degree as an adult student at Meredith.


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Krystee Chase

Now a human resource (HR) professional, Krystee Chase, ’18, is a former Wings student who knows Meredith College provided her with the tools she needed to excel in her career.


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Daphne Moore

Driven by a passion for political activism, Daphne Moore, ’19, came to Meredith to pursue political science, with plans to eventually run for office.


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Jennifer Lynn Campbell

When Jennifer Lynn Campbell, ’18, applied to Meredith as a Wings student, she knew that she wanted to promote social movement and change. She has always had a passion for social justice and wanted to better understand why some people thrive and others struggle.


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Donna Bahena

As a first-generation college student, psychology major Donna Bahena, ’18, has learned to appreciate her background and use her experiences as a stepping stone for success.


Senior Wings student Margaret Gaskin-Tuell standing in front of one of her paintings during her art exhibition

Margaret Gaskin-Tuell

Margaret Gaskin-Tuell, ’18, never stopped painting, and she never gave up on her dream of earning her degree in her craft – a dream that ultimately led her to Meredith College.


Tina Salmon

Tina Salmon

Wings student and triple major Tina Salmon, ’17, discovered a talent for leadership and advocacy at Meredith.


Valerie Lawrence

Valerie Lawrence

Wings student Valerie Lawrence, ’17, was hired as a full-time analyst after completing a summer internship at Credit Suisse.


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