Outstanding Students

Brittany Carlson

Q: Where are you from? (city, state) 

A: Coggon, IA 

Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood? 

A: I chose Kirkwood because I felt at home here and saw it as the best way to save money while starting my college career. 

Q: What is your major and how did you choose it? 

A: My major is Human Services, and I chose it because I love helping people! Someday I plan to become a therapist. 

Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?  

A: Overall, my proudest moment at Kirkwood was going on a study abroad trip to Australia and representing this amazing college while meeting amazing new people. 

Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood? 

A: After Kirkwood, I plan to attend a 4 year university to acquire my Bachelors Degree in Social Work. After that, I plan to attend graduate school to earn a Master’s Degree, to eventually become a mental health therapist.  

Q: What inspires or motivates you?

A: My loved ones definitely inspire me to do the best that I can. I am also motivated by my future and want to be the best version of myself.  

Q: Tell us about who you are outside of Kirkwood – hobbies, family, other interests, etc.

A: Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, and pets. I love being active, but I also love binge watching TV shows with my favorite people around. 

Q: What does being named an Outstanding Student mean to you? 

A:  This is an amazing honor. I am really proud about how other people noticed all of my hard work! 

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