Amanda Lynn Wright Brown was graduated with a doctor of nursing practice degree with concentration as a family nurse practitioner from East Tennessee State University on May 10. She is a 2004 graduate of Whitesburg High School and is married to Jason Brown, formerly of Little Cowan. Her parents are Doyle and Deana Wright of Dryfork, and Vickie Baker and Christopher Caudill of Cowan. Her grandparents are Mitchell Wright of Isom and Lillian Akemon of Linefork. She plans to practice as a family nurse practitioner and to join the nursing faculty at ETSU.