Stories @ TCAT

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis held a special celebration, “My Future’s So Bright”, to welcome new and returning Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect students for the fall tri-mester.

TN Promise and TN Reconnect are a part of Governor Haslam’s Drive to 55 Campaign, which seeks to get 55% of Tennesseans equipped with a college degree or certificate by the year 2025 by allowing Tennesseans to attend a technical college tuition free for up to two years.

Student speakers for the event were (from L to R) Jordan Clark, Felisa Jones, Shawn Anderson, Maria Ortez, and Charity Borso. These students gave testimonials about TN Promise and TN Reconnect citing the positive impact these programs have had on their education and lives in general


TCAT-Memphis Automotive Technology Program participated in the TN Promise and TN Reconnect Celebration with instructor William Durden (1st row, 2nd from R) and Gwen Fleming, Curriculum & Compliance Coordinator (center of 2nd row).

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Director Roland Rayner (center) joins Computer Information Technology students in the celebration