Q: Where are you from? (city, state)
A: I am from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood?
A: I chose Kirkwood because I wanted to further my education.
Q: What is your major and how did you choose it?
A: My major is Business Administration Management. I chose it because I want to become a part of management at my work. I feel having better knowledge of the business field will help with that.
Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?
A: My proudest moment at Kirkwood was getting inducted into PTK.
Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood?
A: My plans after Kirkwood are to get my Bachelors in Management at Mount Mercy University.
Q: What inspires or motivates you?
A: What motivates me is having goals and looking ahead. Once I’ve reached a goal, I make another.
Q: Tell us about who you are outside of Kirkwood – hobbies, family, other interests, etc.
A: I play guitar and sing. My Sister has her PHD in Microbiology in Boston. My Mom had a stroke in January. It was hard to juggle and stay focused with work, college, and the hospital.
Q: What does being named an Outstanding Student mean to you?
A: Outstanding Student means to go above and beyond what is expected. I feel in order to do that you must prove your talent and abilities.
Q: Is there anything else you’d like to add?
A: I work at Nordstrom Direct. I’ve been there 9 years and hope to earn a place in management after I get my Bachelors.
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