Outstanding Students

Ronda Broulik

Q: Where are you from? (city, state) 

A: Iowa City, IA 

Q: Why did you choose Kirkwood? 

A: I chose Kirkwood because as a non-traditional student I felt that Kirkwood was an appropriate stepping stone for me to transition back onto a path of education. 

Q: What is your major and how did you choose it? 

A: I intend to major in Psychology. Currently, I am working towards a Liberal Arts Degree here at Kirkwood. I chose Psychology because my passion has always been assisting others and trying to improve their quality of life. 

Q: What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?  

A: My proudest moments at Kirkwood are learning Spanish, maintaining good grades, being on the dean’s list every semester, and positively influencing and assisting others. 

Q: What are your plans after Kirkwood? 

A: After Kirkwood I would like to continue my education at the University of Iowa working towards a degree in Psychology.

Q: What inspires or motivates you?

A: Helping people recognize their strengths and resources to cope with everyday problems and serious adversity. 

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

A: Outside of Kirkwood I am a full-time mother and wife. I enjoy spending time with my family baking, playing games, gardening, and attending seasonal events. 

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

A: Being named an Outstanding Student to me means stepping outside of your comfort zone and being a curious person who embraces challenges and can also learn from them. 

Q: Is there anything else you’d like to add? 

A: I am thankful for the abundant support I have that has equipped me with having the attitude to excel in whatever I do. I am earnestly grateful for the recognition I have received for my work.  

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