Academic Program: Associate of Arts in General Studies with a Specialization in Honors; Associate of Science in Nursing
What is your hometown? St. Louis, Missouri
Why did you choose to attend Missouri State-West Plains?
I chose to attend Missouri State University-West Plains because it was a much smaller school and, during STAR (Student Advising and Registration) Orientation, the school promoted various opportunities that would help students succeed in life.
How would you describe your experience here?
My experience at the University has been informative as well as inviting. Academically, the school has given me a plethora of opportunities to expand my knowledge and talents.
What has been your favorite thing about Missouri State-West Plains?
My favorite thing about Missouri State University-West Plains is the nature and the tremendous support the school offers the students.
What has been your favorite course?
My favorite courses so far have been in the Darr Honors Program, as well as sociology. Both offer skills that I can use later life.
How have faculty and staff helped you during your time at Missouri State-West Plains?
They have helped me by providing a math and writing lab to help me understand new concepts.
How did you choose your major?
My major as of now is nursing. I have had plenty of experience with helping others who are sick and unable to care for themselves, which has brought me to this decision.
What have you learned from the nursing or honors programs that will help you succeed in your education, career or life?
I learned that I can have many different jobs in the nursing field, as well as in the medical field. The Darr Honors Program has broadened my intellectual creativity and helped me gain a better insight on things that are taking place in the world.
What are your plans after graduation?
After graduation, I plan to attend Missouri State in Springfield and continue to work on my bachelor’s degree in nursing and, shortly after that, find a profession in my field or if possible, open my own clinic.