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Hopkinsville Community College to host Women’s History Month talk on March 5th

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will begin a month-long Women’s History celebration by hosting speaker Sergeant First Class (Retired) Tangi C. Smith at noon on Thursday, March 5th, 2020 in the Emerging Technologies Building, Anderson Seminar Room.

As the founder and executive director of Woman Elevated, LLC, a veteran outreach nonprofit organization, Smith will discuss entrepreneurism and the establishment of her organization.

Tangi C. Smith

Tangi C. Smith

Originally from a small town in eastern North Carolina, Smith joined the United States Army in 1996 and later retired in 2017 from Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

She was an Orthopedic Technician and later converted to a 68W Combat Medic. While actively serving in the Army, she’s been a guest speaker for organizations such as The Butterfly Society, The Big Hat Affair.

She also wrote for the Convenient Shopper, a local advertising magazine, and hosted the Treva and Kevin Show, a weekly morning show in Nashville, Tennessee that has audiences in Tennessee, Kentucky and Northern Alabama.

Barely a year after her retirement, Smith won the 2018 midterm election for Montgomery County Commissioner in Clarksville, Tennessee’s District 8 unseating a 16-year incumbent with over 60 percent of the vote.

She is also a Certified Law of Attraction Life Coach and the facilitator of Red Carpet Ready, a ministry for women of all ages seeking motivation and encouragement dealing with life’s trials. Smith is currently working on a master’s degree in psychology and her ultimate goal is to obtain a doctorate.  She is has been married to CW2 Keemon Smith for over 20 years; he is currently stationed at Schofield Barracks Hawaii and they have 1 child in college.

The event is free and open to all. Complimentary food will be provided. Call 270.707.3825 for additional information.

About the Hopkinsville Community College (HCC)

For many Pennyrile Kentucky region and Fort Campbell residents, higher education begins at Hopkinsville Community College (HCC).  The college serves thousands of area residents each year as a comprehensive regional learning center providing academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; prebaccalaureate education; adult, continuing and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning. As part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, HCC is a critical component to transforming the region’s economy by providing citizens with the education and training needed for high growth, high wage careers.

For more information, visit Hopkinsville.kctcs.edu.

 

HCC is an equal opportunity employer and education institution.


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