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Artist finding her voice at William Woods

Artist finding her voice at William Woods

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

December 6th, 2010 by Pierce Courchaine, Special to the News Tribune in News

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

Photo by 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.

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