The key, of course, is increasing the odds achieving goals by utilizing the right resources to maintain the focus and motivation needed to succeed.

Corey Alexander isn’t a typical WGU Tennessee alumnus, but then again, nothing about him is typical.

On Jan. 18, Melody learned — via a surprise announcement in front of her colleagues — that she was named a recipient of the $10,000 scholarship, which will go a long way in helping complete her educational goals.

Once she felt her career plateauing, Tamika Tyus took it upon herself to further her education and improve her future prospects. Before this, the Brownsville, Tenn., native had earned a Licensed Practical Nursing degree in 1998 and worked for a decade as a unit manager at HCA. Tamika began at

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