Destiny Quinn is a homegrown talent that works as the weekend anchor and a multimedia journalist for KAIT. This Jonesboro native is graduate of Jonesboro High School and Arkansas State University.
Destiny is passionate about storytelling, community issues and of course, the Red Wolves. She graduated from Arkansas State University with her Master's degree in Media Management and completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Multimedia Journalism.
Destiny anchored newscasts for ASU-TV and was a member of the Red Wolves Dancers for four years in college. She held the titles of Miss Arkansas State University, Miss Greater Jonesboro, Miss Northeast Arkansas and placed in the "Top 10" twice at the Miss Arkansas Scholarship pageant.
In Destiny’s free time, she enjoys taking care of her golden doodle, "Charlie," and spending time with friends and family.
“AP Calculus Class of 2020, my rockstars and idols, tomorrow will be a day to show the accumulation of your calculus knowledge,” wrote Batesville High School’s AP Calculus AB teacher Mark Sparks in a video he shared with his students.
One student said he’s the most positive person they’ve ever met and without him, they would not be able to graduate. That’s just one of the reasons why Richard DuBose from Brookland High School was selected as our “Teacher of the Month.”
“It’s a wonderful thing for us people, we people in a small town to have the ability to speak to these specialists in Jonesboro, wherever they may be,” said Holcomb. “It gives us the opportunity to have excellent healthcare in our own hometown.”
She continually makes progress, and in April, the tracheotomy was removed including the feeding tube. She has become more mobile in her wheelchair and although she is non-verbal, she is able to communicate using her hands.
“You might have an easy day, or you might have to be moving, or worried about if you were going to get shot at,” said Willard Whaley. While he’s lived a full life, with memories he’ll cherish, World War II isn’t one of them.