Artist finding her voice at William Woods

But don’t try to guess where she’s from ...

William Woods junior Jessica Bargate is a member of the Multicultural Affairs Club at the college. She hopes to raise diversity awareness.

William Woods junior Jessica Bargate is a member of the Multicultural Affairs Club at the college. She hopes to raise diversity awareness. Mandi Steele

When William Woods junior Jessica Bargate speaks, people have a hard time placing where she is from.

Now living in Jefferson City, Bargate is a native of South Africa. Her thick accent accentuates every word she speaks.

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“What struck us about Jefferson City is that everyone is so polite and willing to help,” Bargate said.

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