you remember from your time at Gilbert?:
"I remember all of my
friends. I always was involved with
sports, including track and field, cross
country, and I played baseball for my
first year. I stuck with track and field
for my remaining three years. I also took
part in the swim team. Sports was a big
part of my Gilbert experience."
have any other family members who also
"My dad, Cy (Class of
1983) and my brother, Cameron (class of
2016) graduated from Gilbert."
lessons from Gilbert did you apply to the
"To be hard working.
I remember taking an AP class with Mr.
Cooke. It was a great class that prepared
me for nursing and getting into the
nursing program. Mr. Cooke helped to
support me a lot. His brother was a nurse,
so he pushed me to continue on with that
you get into nursing?:
"A combination of a
few things. My grandmother on my dad's
side was a nurse, and she always talked
about it. It was one of those things that
she always spoke very positively about. My
dad was also interested in the medical
field because he was a paramedic. He
worked with the ambulance service as a
volunteer in Winsted for a little while.
That is what got my toe in the water with
the medical field. I didn't know if I
wanted to be an EMT as a long-term career
path, but it was a good foot in the door."