Tag Archives: Baton Rouge

Student reporter captures stories of hope, survival in Baton Rouge

October 5, 2016
By Matt Clower

When Troy University athletics and the local Christian Love Center partnered to bring supplies to flood ravaged Baton Rouge, Louisiana, TrojanVision sent reporter Rachael Wilkerson to capture the story.

But for Wilkerson, a senior broadcast journalism major from Huntsville, what started as an opportunity for hands-on learning quickly became a life changing experience.

“It was…

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Volunteering in Baton Rouge eye-opening experience for TROY students

September 13, 2016
By Savanah Weed

According to Louisiana Gov. John Edwards, at least 40,000 homes were damaged in the state’s recent flooding, and a group of Troy University students wanted to help make a difference.

Graham Pierce, a senior risk management and insurance major from Niceville, Florida, connected with TROY alumna Raven Pasibe, a current graduate student at the University…

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TROY alumnus helped save lives during Baton Rouge flooding

September 8, 2016
By Greg Phillips

While some aim to become gridiron heroes, former Troy Trojans football player Tyler Parker recently became a real-life hero.

The historic flooding that struck Baton Rouge, La., in August came just a month after Parker, 24, moved to the area from Troy to take a teaching and coaching job at Parkview Baptist School.

Though Parker…

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