Arizona Storytellers: Jill Drowne

By KJZZ News
Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 8:41am
Updated: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 2:49pm

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Jill Drowne had a dream of going to college, finding a husband, and having an alumni wedding.

KJZZ partners with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers series. We record the live events and share them with you on the radio. In Phoenix, the storytellers sometimes share stories about our community or the life events that have shaped them in general. Megan Finnerty is the creator of the series. 

Jill Drowne grew up in a small Pennsylvania town. She had a dream of going to college, finding a husband and having an alumni wedding.

After graduating, Drowne moved to Phoenix to teach. And one night she attended an alumni cocktail event and met Scott. They talked for hours and eventually started dating. A few years later, Scott proposed and they got married the fall of that same year. Drowne's fairytale was coming true.

Jill Drowne is a yoga instructor and a school teacher in Mesa.

The next storytelling event is Aug. 30, 2017, at the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix.

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