What degree and/or certification are you working toward or have you already earned at Whitworth?
M.Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Children? How many and what age(s)? Four, ages 20, 19, 16, 15
Why Whitworth? Why now?
I have been pursuing education for the past 10 years. This is the next step in completing my educational goals.
Best book you've ever read
I don't read for pleasure very often. The best book I have ever read is probably one of the many psychology books for class.
What's been the best part so far about attending graduate school at Whitworth?
The people in my cohort are amazing to get to know.
Day and Night
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
I think I would like to take my wife to Europe.
Where do you work?
I work for the United States Air Force. I am, stationed at Fairchild AFB.
What else do you have to balance in life while pursuing academic study?
My wife helps me immensely through the stressors in life.
We'd be surprised to know... that though I am only 39 years old, I have a grandchild who is 18 months old.
Advice for other adults considering Whitworth's evening graduate school
Whitworth has excellent programs to suit the needs of those seeking a variety of degrees to enhance their careers.
If you were able to say a few words at a Whitworth graduation, what would they be?
We have overcome a variety of hurdles throughout our tenure in the evening program at Whitworth. This is only the beginning. We now have the confidence and skill-sets to conquer any obstacles to excellence in our careers of choice. Let's go out there and show the world what we're made of.