Mariah Dean (Spanish, '16)
Ms. Dean is from Bakersfield, California and graduated from Benjamin E. Mays High School. During her time at Tennessee Tech, she served as an interpreter, a personal supervisor, and made special ties with the Hispanic community. Ms. Dean plans to grow as an in-house interpreter within the company she currently works for.
Erin Ekart (Spanish, '16)
Before pursuing a degree in foreign languages at Tennessee Tech, Ms. Ekart lived in the Netherlands for three years. She plans to utilize her degree while working at Eastman Chemical Company.
Austin J. Thayer (French, '16)
Mr. Thayer is from Johnson City, Tennessee and graduated from Daniel Boone High School. While attending Tennessee Tech, he studied in Montpellier, France during the summer of 2014. Mr. Thayer plans to search for a position teaching French at the high school level.