Tennessee Achieves http://wknofm.org en Money & Mentors For Teenagers Who Want To Attend Community College http://wknofm.org/post/money-mentors-teenagers-who-want-attend-community-college <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Astawusegne Desalegne is a senior at Kingsbury High School with big dreams, “I would like to be the first generation in my family to go to college,” he said. “Make my dad proud.”</span></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 29013 at http://wknofm.org Money & Mentors For Teenagers Who Want To Attend Community College Pet Company CEO To Help More Tennesseans Fetch A College Degree http://wknofm.org/post/pet-company-ceo-help-more-tennesseans-fetch-college-degree <p>Randy Boyd is a somewhat unlikely pick as a special advisor to Governor Bill Haslam on issues of higher education. Boyd is the CEO of Radio Systems Corporation, a pet company best known for their brand names Invisible Fence, Pet Safe, and Sport Dog.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It seemed it was natural to go from animal welfare to higher education,” Boyd joked, “[but] there is one segue between animal welfare and dog products and this current educational initiative.”</span></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 29012 at http://wknofm.org Pet Company CEO To Help More Tennesseans Fetch A College Degree