Q: Where are you from? (city, state)
A: Nashua, Iowa
Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood?
A: I choose Kirkwood because I loved that they had smaller class sizes and because they had a grooming program.
Q: What is your major and how did you choose it?
A: I am in the Pet Grooming Program. I chose this program because while in high school I had a job at a vet clinic as a bather for the groomers. I learned that I really enjoyed bathing and that I wanted to learn how to groom also.
Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?
A: My proudest moment at Kirkwood was being selected as an Outstanding Student.
Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood?
A: I plan to work full-time at a vet clinic in Waverly as a groomer.
Q: What inspires or motivates you?
A: I really enjoy working with animals and helping people’s pets look and feel the best they can.
Q: Tell us about who you are outside of Kirkwood – hobbies, family, other interests, etc.
A: I grew up on a small farm always surrounded by a variety of animals. I love riding and showing my horses as well as training service dogs.
Q: What does being named an Outstanding Student mean to you?
A: It makes me happy and I proved to myself that I can accomplish my goals of doing well in my classes.
Q: Is there anything else you’d like to add?
A: I would like to thank Kirkwood for the great opportunity it has given me.
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