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Accounts Receivable Clerk/Bookkeeper for Dennis Chevrolet Company

Textiles & Clothing, Minored in Business

Graduated in 1976

Explain your career path

I had a wonderful career I worked for my Father for many years. After his untimely death I worked for a big boat company, Then I became ill and just substituted schools in the Popular Bluff area. And even sold a lot of Tupperware, it was a lot of fun.

What was your major at Southeast and what led you to that?

I majored in Textiles & Clothing but Minored in Business. that's what I ended up doing.

Why did you choose to attend Southeast?

Because it was not a long distance trip from home.

Who influenced you most during your time at Southeast?

Mr. Bishop in the Art Department.

Share your best college memory.

Graduation I was so proud being the first in my Family to go to college.

What is the most important thing you learned while you were at Southeast?

To focus on studies and the rewards that follow.

Describe Southeast in three words.

Hoetown feel

What is your greatest professional accomplishment?

Getting to drive demo CORVETTES for 40 years.

How did your education at Southeast prepare you for what you are doing today?

Taught me that my grades depend on only me.

What advice would you give current students or recent graduates interested in pursuing a career in your professional field?

Do what you like pick a career that excites you every day you go to work.

What do you wish you had known before graduating and entering the "real world"?

How hard it would be.


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