My name is Tara Grubbs. I’m an untraditional student at 26 years old. I graduated from Fayetteville High School in 2007. After my first year of college, I decided to travel around and live in different areas because, well, I really wasn’t ready for school. I lived in Destin, FL and Waverly Hall, Ga for a little over a year. Then I came back home to Fayetteville where after a couple years of doing basic courses at Northwest Arkansas Community College, I signed my name on a line to enlist in the army reserve. A month later I was on a plane to Ft. Jackson, SC for basic training. I’ve been a paralegal in the army reserve for over 4 years and plan to commission to be an officer. Now, I’m home finishing my degree in advertising and public relations, thanks to the military.