Academic Program: Associate of Science in Nursing
What is your hometown? Fair Grove, Missouri
Why did you choose to attend Missouri State-West Plains?
My mom is the director of the health information technology program here, and I knew the nursing program was good at this institution.
How would you describe your experience here?
My experience here has been positive. I love the instructors, and the staff is very helpful.
What has been your favorite thing about Missouri State-West Plains?
I have been able to expand my horizons and gain leadership and knowledge to help further me in my career.
What has been your favorite course?
My favorite courses have been Nursing Systems for the Adult Client 1 and Microbiology.
How have faculty and staff helped you during your time at Missouri State-West Plains?
The faculty and staff have helped in my future career by encouraging me and expecting the most out of me at all times.
How did you choose your major?
My family has always been in healthcare, and I love helping people.
What have you learned while attending Missouri State-West Plains that will help you succeed in your education, career or life?
I have learned perseverance and that you will always learn more from mistakes or failures than you will success.
What are your plans after graduation?
After graduation, I will be starting a graduate nurse position at either Mizzou Healthcare in Columbia or Mercy Hospital in Springfield.