Alice Blake ?22

    Alice Blake

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Viroqua, Wisconsin

    “Carthage’s direct admission nursing program allowed me to begin my nursing studies freshman year and allowed me to build relationships and a support system with my fellow classmates.”

    Annalisa Bucaro

    Annalisa Bucaro

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Addison, Illinois

    “I think that other students should consider nursing. It is a lot of work, but it is a high-demand field, and there will always be jobs. It is a very rewarding field if you are passionate about caring for others.”

    Benjamin Gabbey

    Benjamin Gabbey

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Wind Lake, Wisconsin

    “Nursing allows me to give care and compassion to those in need during some of the most desperate times of their lives.”

    Michelle Gorney ?25

    Michelle Gorney

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Oswego, Illinois

    “I love how the faculty are so easy to reach out to. I love how close people are here with one another. And I love the atmosphere in general.”

    Kylee Olson

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Kaukauna, Wisconsin

    “Nursing is a career that allows you to focus on things much larger than yourself.”

    Allyssa Vargas

    Majors: Nursing

    Minors: Spanish

    Hometown: Oswego, Illinois

    “The biggest surprise for me so far would have to be how much Carthage feels like home. Before going away for college, I never pictured myself loving a place so much.”

    Kyle Williamson ?24

    Kyle Williamson

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Minooka, Illinois

    “The Carthage nursing faculty taught me the importance of believing in my ability to impact the lives of others — not only physically, but mentally.”