Outstanding Students

Hailey Kaufman

Q: Where are you from? (city, state) 

A: Coralville, Iowa 

Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood? 

A: I chose Kirkwood because of how close it was growing up and how well it is known in our area. 

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

A: Graphic Communication Technology, I chose this degree because of my passion for creativity. 

Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?  

A: Graduating from Kirkwood and meeting peers in my field that have helped me become a better designer. 

Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood? 

A: Finding a full-time job and staying in the area. 

Q: What inspires or motivates you? 

A: What motivates me is to challenge myself daily by learning new skills and advancing my knowledge to make me a better designer.  

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

A: Outside of Kirkwood I enjoy being creative not only digitally but in other ways such as crafting. I also enjoy going boating and fishing with my husband and our dog Daisy. 

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

A: Being named an outstanding student means to me that my hard work and dedication toward my degree has paid off.  

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