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Recipient Profile - Katelyn Kamminga

KATELYN KAMMINGA

HOMETOWN:  

Wheatfield, IN
 

COLLEGE OF ENROLLMENT:  
Indiana State University

 

MAJOR:   
Speech-Language Pathology

 

CURRENT AGE & PROJECTED AGE UPON GRADUATION YEAR:   
19 (Now) ---- 22 (Graduated)

 

HERO POWERS:  

Loyalty, Always being there for someone, being able to trust them with anything, and                                                        caring.


PASSIONS/HOBBIES:   
Tennis, Hanging out with friends and family.

 

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF 5 YEARS AND 10 YEARS AFTER COLLEGE GRADUATION: 
5 years: Going to graduate school to become an Occupational Therapist.  
10 years: I see myself as either an Occupational Therapist or Speech-Language Pathologist working at Riley Children’s Hospital.

 

TOP 3 LIFE GOALS and HOW WILL YOU ACHIEVE THEM:
1.  Help people: By working as a SLP or OT at Riley Children’s Hospital

2.  Get married and have a Family:  finish my college, and find a guy who is perfect for me.

3.  Make money to help myself, others and my family:  By working hard a job and being smart                                                                                                                                              about my money

 

BIGGEST TAKE-AWAY(S) FROM YOUR CANCER EXPERIENCE: 
That you should never take anything for granted. And that even when you feel like you can’t do anything and you feel like giving up you should never give up because you can try your best to beat whatever is bringing you down.  My favorite quote is “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” 



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