Graduating from: Mount Rainier High School (Des Moines) and Highline College (associate’s degree in biology) 

RASKC Team: Tukwila Petco Cat-Care Team 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: “Not being able to celebrate my accomplishments with all of my family due to a need for safety and meeting restrictions.” 

Hoping this will continue post-pandemic: “An option to do online schooling.” 

Most proud of in the last year or two: “Finishing both high school and getting my associate’s degree at the same time.” 

Looking forward to: “Relaxing and enjoying the summer.” 

What’s next: “Working towards getting my bachelor’s.” 

Most memorable volunteering experience: “My first time taking care of a kitten. Getting to spend the whole shift with a cute bundle of fluff that only wanted to snuggle into you and sleep or play was an unforgettable experience.” 

Advice to new RASKC volunteers: “Have fun and be sure to go to the group events, it’s nice to meet all of the wonderful people that work with RASKC.” 

Will you volunteer after graduation? “I would love to!” 

Fun fact: “We a proud family that includes five foster siblings- plus four dogs!”