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Mike Madson Ukelele Playing Meteorologist and Associate Dean

Ability:

Competitive accordion player, toured with rock bands.

Bucket List:

Up close and personal with a volcano.

Strength:

Seizes every opportunity for improvement.

PPCC Cred.:

Faculty since 2000.

Current Status:

Associate Dean of Health and Sciences.

Surprising thing about PPCC:

The outstanding collaboration among faculty and staff.

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India Hicks Fashion Savvy Bookworm and Student President

Vehicle of Choice:

Harley-Davidson.

Favorite Quote:

"Speak even if your voice is shaking".

Strength:

Seizes every opportunity for improvement.

PPCC Cred.:

Student Body President.

Strength:

Eye for fashion.

Favorite Outlet:

Books.

Surprising thing about PPCC:

Feels like a university.

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James Tandoh International Storyteller and Communications Major

Life Outlook:

Crazy good.

Strength:

Always finishes what he starts.

Ability:

Music with a side of soccer, always ready to make a new friend.

PPCC Cred.:

Second year Communications major.

Attributes:

Worldly.

Surprising thing about PPCC:

That the classes are university level.

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Dr. Regina Lewis Educational Superstar and Professor

Journey:

From first-generation, low-income, single military mom to AA, BA, MA, Ph.D. Whoohoo!!

PPCC Cred.:

Communications Professor.

Known for Saying:

"You must write your story or someone else will."

Trophies:

First Place in bodybuilding.

Gets Her Going:

Knows she will spark the genius of PPCC students.

Surprising fact about PPCC:

Without PPCC there would not be a Dr. Lewis. She started her educational journey at the Centennial Campus as a student.

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Willie Linson SuperCharged Soldier and Student Leader

Experience:

Combat Medic.

Past:

Tried school once, didn't see the value.

Present:

"School makes life better, it lights it up."

PPCC Cred.:

Student Government, History major.

Surprising thing about PPCC:

Taught him the value of individuals.

Light-Bulb Moment:

History is sugar-coated.

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Paul Smith Deployment Ink-Slinger and Student Author

Advice:

Go to a school with smaller class sizes, if you ask for assistance you will get it.

Surpirsing thing about PPCC:

In school with people like him, he is not alone in the process.

Ability:

Capitalizes on real life opportunities, wrote "Ultimate Deployment Guide" while overseas.

Background:

Not from anywhere, more like everywhere.

Suggestions:

"We should all get chickens".

PPCC Cred.:

Business Transfer student.

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Katie TomlinsonPositively Determined Dynamo and Social Work Student

Outlook:

“The easiest way to encourage people is to smile . .  .  I always smile, it shows people I care.”

Profession:

Defying the odds; proving doctors wrong since day one.

Strength:

Quiet confidence with a powerful voice.

PPCC Cred.:

Full-ride Kane Scholarship recipient.

Current Status:

Graduates in May and is transferring to a four-year college where she will complete a bachelor's degree in Social Work.

Surprising thing about PPCC:

The diversity. "The diversity at PPCC is amazing. These students have wisdom, listen to it."