|Graduate's inspirational story chronicled in Courier-Journal
RELEASED: Dec. 23, 2003
DANVILLE, KYAdrianne Tyson '02 is a walking success story. She lived in one of the roughest areas in Louisville, Ky., and had a trying family life. The conventional expectation is that many who grow up in such an environment won't have bright prospects for the future. Tyson, however, turns this notion on its head.
Thanks in part to a unique educational program, Tyson graduated from Centre with a double major in English and anthropology/sociology, was a dean's list student and studied abroad in several countries. Today, she works in a management-training program in Louisville, owns a home and is planning to pursue a master's degree in business administration.
Tyson's story and how Project Visiona program that has helped Louisville youth attend collegecame into being was featured in a front-page article in Saturday's Louisville Courier-Journal.
To see the article, go to http://www.courier-journal.com/localnews/2003/12/20ky/wir-front-vision1220-17349.html.
Tyson and other Project Vision participants recall the special relationship they had with the program's founders. Project Vision is considered is one of the nation's most impressive examples of personalized philanthropy.
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