Evan Yates of Kosciusko is a freshman communications major on the Holmes Community College Goodman Campus. He is a member of The Holmes Connection along as well as the contemporary group Coachman Singers. Yates has had a job for over three years as a drummer for the wedding band Stylish. He enjoys watching movies, going to concerts and collecting comic books. Yates plans to continue his communications studies at an undecided university after graduating from Holmes. His long-term goal is to work as a creative director in film and television.