Q: Where are you from? (city, state)
A: I’m originally from Orange County, California and now live in Marion, IA.
Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood?
A: Because it is fairly close to my home and job.
Q: What is your major and how did you choose it?
A: Business Management is my major and I chose it because it will help me advance at my current job.
Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?
A: There has been many proud moments, but my proudest moment will come when I graduate with an Associates Degree.
Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood?
A: I plan to transfer to the University of Iowa and enroll in the Tippie College of Business.
Q: What inspires or motivates you?
A: As a non-traditional student, what motivates me is knowing that it doesn’t matter at what age you are, you can still accomplish goals that you set out for yourself.
Q: Tell us about who you are outside of Kirkwood – hobbies, family, other interests, etc.
A: I enjoy traveling, exercising at the gym, listening to all types of music and binge watching Netflix shows. I also enjoy spending quality time at home with my wife and dog.
Q: What does being named an Outstanding Student mean to you?
A: It shows how hard I’ve worked to get good grades and something I should be proud of.
Q: Is there anything else you’d like to add?
A: Kirkwood has been good to me. As a non-traditional student I was nervous going to school, but the faculty here has been great and have made it comfortable for me to learn.
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