“I believe the best approach is to have a willingness to embrace challenges and overcome them.”
J.D. has also had some fun along the way.
“From campus events like MudFest or Sadie Hawkins to living life with roommates and suitemates, I have built relationships that I will cherish forever.”
These relationships, combined with a Christian environment, and caring professors, have assisted in growing J.D.’s walk with Christ.
“To say that my faith has been strengthened while at the College would be an understatement. I was able to draw closer to Christ, more tangibly grasp the heart of Christ, and grow in a relationship with Him.”
J.D. will graduate in May as a double major in Conservation and Wildlife Management and Ecology and Field Biology.
“I would like to work with private landowners to help them manage their properties for conservation. I believe that conservation is a great way to steward the gifts that God has graciously given us.”
Hard Work U. has left an indelible mark on J.D.’s life. “College of the Ozarks is a special place that I will always hold dear in my heart. I have grown academically, relationally, and spiritually in four short years. I truly cherish my community at C of O and recognize I could not have gotten this anywhere else.”