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Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman

Fire & Emergency Medical Services
Joshua Sherman had always wanted to be a firefighter. Thanks to concurrent enrollment, the Rogers High School graduate carried almost one full year of college credit into the Fire & Emergency...
Taylor Finley

Taylor Finley

Management Information Systems
Taylor Finley found a calling and motivation at TCC that she didn’t anticipate. The Tulsa native’s experiences at TCC didn’t match what she expected. “I think I expected it to...
Nashoba Pannell

Nashoba Pannell

Engineering
Nashoba Pannell got more than he bargained for when he chose TCC. The Charles Page High School graduate likes TCC because it offers a similar feel to high school, but found he’s exposed to more...
Christie Carr

Christie Carr

Non-Traditional Student
Christie Carr had unfinished business after a 20-year career in law enforcement. The Broken Arrow resident had a passion for art that she wanted to apply in a new career. “I decided to come to...
Saige Maxville

Saige Maxville

Native American Student Association Member
Saige Maxville is working toward a career in physical therapy, and she says she’s certain TCC is the right place to pursue her goal of working in health care. As a member of the Native American...
Colton Trowbridge

Colton Trowbridge

University Transfer Student
Colton Trowbridge has a plan for his education, and it begins and ends at the library. “I thought at first I was going to be a nurse,” he said, “But I decided it wasn’t for me...
Reed Sowell

Reed Sowell

Transfer Student
Sand Springs native Reed Sowell didn’t take the traditional path to TCC. After graduating from Charles Page High School he went directly to Oklahoma State University in Stillwater to study...
Tyrance Billingsley

Tyrance Billingsley

2017
Tyrance Billingsley knew he had a passion for politics. But it wasn’t until he worked on former Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor’s election campaign in 2013 that he learned he had a passion for...
Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams

Tulsa Achieves
2016 Freshman Daniel Williams didn’t know he could find the computer education he was looking for in Tulsa. But that was before the Tulsa native met a TCC recruiter at Central High School...
Paola Gonzalez

Paola Gonzalez

My Dream Scholar
Paola Gonzalez was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and came to the United States when she was 2 years old. After graduating from Memorial High School, the 2016 freshman chose TCC to major in Pre-...

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