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May 22, 2019

Alumni take to Twitter to share success stories

Johnson County Community College puts education within reach. Just ask the Twittersphere.

Community college alumni from around the country – including JCCC's own – recently took to the platform to respond to the following prompt:

“Did you go to a community college? Quote tweet this and say which community college you attended and what you're doing today. I'll retweet as many as I can. People who attend community colleges deserve to be as proud as people who attend Harvard.”

Our former students came forward in droves to show just how far our in-demand degrees, affordable tuition rates and flexible schedule options have taken them:

  • “I went to @JCCCtweet for a year and it was the smartest decision I have ever made. I am now a high school English teacher and encourage students to really consider time at a community college before they go to a four-year institution. Community college taught me so much.” — Ashley Agre‏
  • “I went to @JCCCtweet & currently serve as a Representative in the Kansas House.”— Brett Parker‏
  • “I went to @JCCCtweet. Today I have an MA in Christian Thought and I’m a youth minister at a church.”— Carter Baldwin
  • “I went to @JCCCtweet and now run a tech company.”— Walter Bleser‏
  • “I attended @JCCCtweet. Today I am the curator of collections at a local history museum.”— Shannon Hsu
  • “I'm an @JCCCtweet graduate. Current profession: Education and insurance defense lawyer @MVPLaw.”— Kelli Broers‏
  • “JCCC alums rock! Followed it up with KU & now I teach middle school.” - Leslie Schrader
  • “@JCCCtweet, advertising and marketing sales for @JCPRDparks and this entire thread is amazing and should be read by every high school student in the world.” — Kate Buenger‏
  • “@JCCCtweet I work as a case manager for mental health clients.”— J. Craig Pittman

These Cavaliers and so many others demonstrate just how impactful a community college education can be. Join them in finding success by contacting our Admissions team via email or phone


A version of this content was published in the Shawnee Mission Post on March 25.