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Making a Difference

A scholarship changed the conversation for Jessica Payne

Payne, a first-year student who plans to major in biology with a concentration in cell/molecular biology, shares how her Appalachian scholarship has empowered her to achieve her dreams of becoming a veterinarian.

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