Outstanding Students

Will Johnston

Where are you from? 

I’m from Ames, Iowa.

Why did you choose Kirkwood?

I chose Kirkwood because I wanted to go to Community College first and it was far enough away from home.

What is your major and how did you choose it?

I’m in the Business Admin. AAS program, looking to transfer to the U of I for accounting. I chose this because I like numbers.
What has been your proudest moment at Kirkwood?

My proudest moment has been being featured in the world-renowned Communique.

What are your plans after Kirkwood?

I plan to transfer to the U of I and see if I still want to be an accountant.

What inspires or motivates you?

My biggest motivation is wanting to be the best I can be, and wanting to be able to provide for my family in the future.

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

Outside of school I enjoy disc golf, video games and sports.

What does being named an Outstanding Student mean to you?

Being named an Outstanding Student is great because it means all my hard work has been paying off, and it’s cool to be recognized for that.

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