Alumni Stories


 Tatenda Bwawa, after graduating from Hiwassee, went on to obtain her BS degree in Psychology and Biology from Lambuth University, a Master’s degree in Public Health and Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management from East Tennessee State University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Indigenous Community Development from the University of Winnipeg in Canada. She currently serves as a Project Coordinator with the First Nations Health Social Secretariat of Manitoba. Her prime responsibility is leading the implementation of a bilingual comprehensive, web based integrated public health information system custom built for use by Canadian public health practitioners. She resides in Winnipeg, Canada and is active in her black community where she serves as the President elect for the Congress of Black Women of Manitoba. She holds fond memories of her time here at Hiwassee.