Sergio Torres, from Newell, Iowa, is studying financial counseling and planning to one day become a financial counselor.
Jill Vanderhoof, from Villisca, Iowa, is studying family and consumer science education and studies to be a high school FCEDs teacher.
“Through MAO I found the importance of serving my community. Now, I found a career that lets me do that every day.”
“I’m a kid at heart, so I love being with kids and helping them.”
“I’ve appreciated getting feedback, and the opportunity to change my teaching methods to be better.”
“I just want to be able to help people – financials are a big part of someone’s life.”
Kaitlyn Varner, from Northwood, Iowa, is studying family and consumer science education and studies to one day become an FCS teacher.
“Find your focus area sooner, so you know where to focus your classes.”
“It looks from birth to death. I’m not limited to K-12. I can work in everything from a summer camp to a nursing home.”
Linnea Stephens, from Urbandale, Iowa, is studying child, adult, and family services to one day work as a mental health counselor.
“Not only do I feel well educated in my career path, but also in worldly skills such as public speaking, writing, time management, and team work.”
Britta Becker, from Swaledale, Iowa, is studying family and consumer science education and studies to teach high school students life skills.
Rachel Wonderlich is a senior studying child, adult, and family services from Ollie.
Sarah Elm, from Williams, Iowa, is studying elementary education to one day work as a teacher and school board member.
“Your job is to work yourself out of a job. You want to make their lives better so that they don’t need you.”
Rachel Wolf, from Cedar Falls, Iowa, is studying family and consumer science education to one day teach junior high students life skills.