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Coming Full Circle: Former Kumon Student Opens Own Kumon Franchise After Experiencing the Benefits of the Program

Kumon Math and Reading Center of Naples – North Now Taking Enrollments

– Katherine Pryce had a dream of a career in hospitality management. With a bachelor’s degree in hospitality, she spent the early part of her career as a hotel front desk manager but felt like something was missing. Wanting to do more with her professional career, she recalled the time spent providing educational opportunities to students from low income households as an active volunteer in the greater New Orleans school district while she attended Tulane University. That renewed inspiration motivated her to take the leap of faith and open Kumon Math and Reading Center of Naples – North.

Pryce isn’t new to Kumon though. In fact, she was first introduced to the franchise when her parents enrolled her in the math and reading program when she was 10 years old. Throughout her academic and professional career, she always recalled her experience as a Kumon Student and the positive impact it made. She will provide a rare perspective for her future Kumon Students.

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