Q: Where are you from? (city, state)
A: Atkins, Iowa
Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood?
A: Kirkwood has the best nursing program in the state, is close to home, and makes sense financially.
Q: What is your major and how did you choose it?
A: Nursing. Both of my parents are nurses and I see how rewarding it is as a career. There is always a need and many options for nurses.
Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?
A: The recognition of this award.
Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood?
A: I plan to continue with my BSN.
Q: What inspires or motivates you?
A: My family. Everyone in my family works in a career to serve others. They are nurses, members of our military, a teacher, and a geneticist.
Q: Tell us about who you are outside of Kirkwood – hobbies, family, other interests, etc.
A: I enjoy running and have run 4 marathons. I like to spend time with my family, friends, and our rescue dog.
Q: What does being named an Outstanding Student mean to you?
A: This recognition means that my hard work is not going unnoticed by those around me, that I am on my way to doing something I am passionate about, and that I enjoy what I am learning every day.
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