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Heart Beats

From the sparkly outfits and the lack of a set list, Jerry Green keeps his audience on the edge of its seat each time he performs. As a nightclub owner and entertainer in Louisville, Green has been given the opportunity to live out his passion of music for over 25 years.

These Days: WKU Senior Capstone Team Project

With the finishline in sight, COVID-19 derailed what I thought my senior capstone class would look like. After spring break, my peers and I began working on this project that documents such a historical moment in time. 

I worked as a contributor to this project with 13 of my peers and our advisor, Tim Broekema. For five weeks I interviewed the characters Rachel Taylor, Dylan Scott, and Jeff and Holly Prosser about how the COVID-19 pandemic was affecting their daily lives. I coached my characters on content gathering and then passed the content to our editorial team before deadline each week.

To view the full multimedia project our class produced visit:

In Line

Tennessee native Kay Newkirk found a home when she found Kickin' Country Line Dance Club. The group of line dancers has been performing for the community and making lasting friendships for over 10 years.

Focus on the Abilities

Noticing exclusion was an everyday situation for many individuals with special needs, Meghan Rice realized she needed to do something to show them they are loved. Months after joining Western Kentucky University's Best Buddies and Inclusive Ministries programs, her life has been changed.

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