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Former Marion High School Senior Makes History at UT Knoxville
Thursday, June 11, 2020

UT elects black woman student government president for the first time.

At twenty-one years old, Karmen Jones has made history at the University of Tennessee.

The senior from Marion, Ark. is the first woman of color to be elected president of the predominately white school's student government. 

"It’s kind of hard to realize that it’s actually me," she said. "I understand that the pressure is probably going to be times two but I’m ready for the challenge."

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Marion School District is very proud of this young lady.  Go Patriots.