Q: Where are you from? (city, state)
A: I am from Lowden, Iowa.
Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood?
A: I am a returning student to Kirkwood, determined to reach my goal of finishing my degree.
Q: What is your major and how did you choose it?
A: My major chose me. I have known that I wanted to be an Early Childhood teacher since my first daughter was born.
Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?
A: My proudest moment at Kirkwood was getting my first semester grades, proving that I can do this after all these years.
Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood?
A: My plans after Kirkwood are to continue to teach preschool in the daycare setting.
Q: What inspires or motivates you?
A: The children I teach are what motivate me. Helping them build a strong foundation for future learning is what drives me to succeed.
Q: Tell us about who you are outside of Kirkwood – hobbies, family, other interests, etc.
A: Who I am outside of Kirkwood is, first and foremost, a Mother to two amazing teenage daughters who have taught me way more than I could ever teach them. My other titles are Ms. Amy 3-year-old Preschool Teacher, Wife, Chef, Housekeeper, Therapist, Chauffeur, Dog mom, and Friend to name a few.
Q: What does be named an Outstanding Student mean to you?
A: Being named an Outstanding Student is an honor I will always cherish.
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