UT nursing students spread love to Knoxville community

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -Four University of Tennessee nursing students are being hailed as the ‘Four Musketeers’ after being recognized for helping the Knoxville community.

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation thanked the four students for providing health services and education to residents of KCDC’s Guy B. Love Towers that houses disabled and nearly-elderly individuals.

According to the university, Brooke Paris, a junior along with three other nursing students, completed the services in the fall of 2020.

“I always knew I wanted to help people, but I never realized I would be able to also help communities with nursing,” Paris said. “My time at Love Towers has taught me the importance of community health. It has also made me appreciate the health care I have received my whole life. I never realized how privileged I was to be able to drive myself to a doctor’s appointment and be checked out by a physician.”

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