These Are Our Stories


What does it mean to be part of Brightwood College? Get to know our students, staff, and graduates through their own words and photos.

Sandy, Nashville

Sandy, NashvilleAdmissions Representative“I spent a good portion of my life in shelters, churches and people’s homes.”

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Rakeea, Nashville

Rakeea, NashvilleStudent“I’m the first one to graduate high school and the first one trying to push through college in my family.”

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Haley, Nashville

Haley, NashvilleCampus President“My life would have been completely different if it were not for education and taking that leap of faith.”

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Richard, Nashville

Richard, NashvilleStudent“I’ve got to give my children something to look at so that they feel proud of me.”

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Katie, Hammond

Katie, HammondGraduate“I didn’t want to be a waitress anymore. I wanted to have a better life.”

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Lee-Ann, Indianapolis

Lee-Ann, IndianapolisCareer Development Specialist“I’ve learned more from my students than they’ll ever get from me.”

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Courtney, Hammond

Courtney, HammondStudent“I was one of those kids that didn’t really want anything for myself.”

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Are you a Brightwood College student, graduate or staff member?We’d love to hear your story!