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Student Spotlight: Mykenzie Vaassen

For this month's student spotlight, we are featuring a student who has attended camp and has been involved in our AHEC Alumni group. Learn more about Mykenzie's involvement with Scenic Rivers AHEC and her plans for the future.

Where are you originally from?

Cuba City

Where did you attend/or currently are attending school?

Cuba City High School

What are your future career/school goals?

I want to become Physical Therapist.

What was your first experience with AHEC and what did you learn from it?

My first experience with AHEC was the Health Careers camp held this past summer. I learned about multiple different careers in the health field.

Did you continue to participate in any AHEC programs such as camp counselor, AHEC alumni or AHEConnect?

I've also participated in AHEC Alumni events.

Do you have plans to take advantage of AHEC programs in the future?

I plan to get an internship with Wisconsin AHEC.

What advice would you give to younger students starting to navigate their future in a health care career?

Don't let any opportunities slip through your fingers. Every step inside of the health doors will get you one step closer to your future.

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