Q: Where are you from? (city, state)
A: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood?
A: I chose Kirkwood because I knew it was known for having an amazing Paramedic Program and it was close to home.
Q: What is your major and how did you choose it?
A: My major is Paramedic, I chose it because I knew I wanted to help people in their worst moments, and being out on the streets with minimal resources is a challenge that I am excited to have.
Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?
A: My proudest moment at Kirkwood was definitely passing my first semester on the Dean’s List. I was homeschooled my entire life and knowing that I could achieve that made me very proud of myself.
Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood?
A: My plans are to work for a couple years as a Paramedic and then go back to school for my Bachelor’s.
Q: What inspires or motivates you?
A: Challenging myself every day to learn and know more definitely motivates me, and my fiancé and puppy dog Willow motivate me daily to keep going.
Q: Tell us about who you are outside of Kirkwood – hobbies, family, other interests, etc.
A: I love being outside and hanging out with my friends. Going out on the boat, traveling to new places, anything that involves adventure I am there.
Q: What does be named an Outstanding Student mean to you?
A: It means that I have accomplished way more than I ever thought. I have worked really hard to get where I am and getting this award means a lot to me.
Q: Is there anything else you’d like to add?
A: Thank you for this award. I am very honored to receive it.
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