June 20, 2020 — raskc
Celebrating the Class of 2020: Olivia Cowley
- RASKC volunteer role: Cat Meet & Greet since 2018; awarded RASKC Exceptional Youth recognition.
- Graduating from: Kentridge High School (Kent) and Green River College with an associate degree through the Running Start program.
- Future plans: To study environmental sciences and to play on the women’s soccer team at Lewis & Clark College in Oregon.
What did you like about RASKC volunteering?
Being part of the shelter community. Everyone was so welcoming and so positive. Of course, I liked interacting with and helping the animals too.
What is something that you learned during RASKC volunteering?
I really developed my communication skills, especially when I was training new volunteers. I learned a lot from staff and other volunteers.
Given the COVID quarantine, what is something that is helping you get through these unprecedented times?
Focusing on my schoolwork and going on hikes.