Outstanding Students

Isaiah Haveman

Q: Where are you from? (city, state) 

A: I’m from the Iowa City area and I live in Coralville. 

Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood? 

A: Kirkwood was the best option for me to get college credit while I am still in high school. Because of Kirkwood, I will graduate with nearly all of my general education requirements completely fulfilled, at no cost to me. 

Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?  

A: I would say that my proudest moment was the first time I was put on the Dean’s list. 

Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood? 

A: I plan to study filmmaking and video production. I’ve always been interested in story structure and the way that stories can change society. 

Q: What inspires or motivates you? 

A: I enjoy learning new things and finding new ways to look at the world. I’m inspired by the ideas that I see in society and people around me, and motivated by the experience of doing new things and learning to do them well. 

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

A: I have four siblings, all homeschooled like me. I enjoy writing, and computer graphics. I read a lot as well, it’s definitely my principal hobby. 

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

A: I’m glad that Kirkwood has been such a great option for me. When I started taking Kirkwood classes, I was worried about doing poorly, but this recognition makes me thankful that it ended up working out for me. 

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