First African American Alumni Career Fair brings 27 MHS grads back to alma mater

First African American Alumni Career Fair brings 27 MHS grads back to alma mater Buffy Dunnaville, Gear UP Program Manager, welcomes students to the first annual African American Career Fair Last Friday marked a historic event at Middlesboro High School as 27 alumni returned to their alma mater for the inaugural African American Alumni Career […]

Hayden Boyd’s Innovative Journey to Success

AppC2C’s newest partner, the Thompson Scholars Foundation, is celebrating another year of success and milestones. Among these is the story of Hayden Boyd—a shining example of the resilience, determination and strength found in every TSF scholar.  Since Hayden was not enrolled in public school and needed a pathway to graduation, Thompson Scholars piloted a hybrid […]

Promise Neighborhood Alum Empowering the Next Generation

When Jackson County native McKenzie Peters was a student at Tyner Elementary School, she couldn’t have imagined someday being a Partners for Rural Impact legacy. Peters, who was a student during the first Promise Neighborhood grant, is the new Full-Service Community Schools Coordinator at Tyner. Peters’ employer, Partners for Rural Impact (formerly Partners for Education), […]