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Clinton student now a Tech Trailblazer

A Clinton student has been selected to be part of Tennessee Tech University’s Trailblazers class, bringing together top students at Tech to take campus visits and student recruitment to a personal level.

Kaden Tacket, a business major from Clinton, is among the new class of Trailblazers.

Tacket will be offering personal, one-on-one campus tours to prospective students and their families while also fostering genuine connections between current Trailblazer students and future Golden Eagles.

“Trailblazers are special,” said Karen Lykins, interim vice president for enrollment management and career placement at Tennessee Tech. “They are bold thinkers, fearless students, confident leaders, and kind classmates. Being a Tennessee Tech Trailblazer means using your skills and knowledge to lead other students to connect with their journey to campus.

“At Tennessee Tech, we put students first, and what better way to foster personal connections than by pairing prospective students with some of our top current students who have experiences and insight to share about what the college experience at Tech is really like,” said Lykins.

Trailblazers now play an integral part in the admissions process and new student recruitment at Tech.

Prospective students and their families planning visits to campus will each be paired with a Trailblazer to lead their personal tour of campus.

With the diverse group of students who make up Trailblazers, the university’s goal is to personalize the visit experience for each prospective student by focusing on their interests and intended majors.