Recipient Profile - Somer Greene
COLLEGE OF ENROLLMENT
CURRENT AGE/AGE UPON GRADUATION
Hereditary Gastric Carcinoma survivor, inspired, hard-working, critical thinker, creative, compassionate, infinitely grateful.
America’s Funniest Home Videos, shiny objects, popcorn, Pinterest, coffee and jazz
Community engagement and Community-based learning, Volunteerism, Youth-driven social justice initiatives, meditation, yoga, running, writing, and reading.
TOP 3 LIFE GOALS
1) Become a certified yoga instructor for those who have experienced trauma
2) Sneak onto a movie set and pass as an Extra
3) Incorporate community-based learning and meditation practices in schools
BIGGEST TAKE-AWAY(S) FROM YOUR CANCER EXPERIENCE
It’s not all about me. My pain has made me more aware of the pain of others, and supporting others in their times of need is the highest purpose of my cancer experience.