Missouri State University - West Plains
Kennedy Eckley

Kennedy Eckley

  • Hometown: Vienna, MO
  • Academic Program: Associate of Arts in General Studies

Kennedy Eckley

"I really like the size of the campus and the teacher-to-student ratio."

What is your hometown? Vienna, MO

Why did you choose to attend Missouri State-West Plains? 

I really liked the size of the campus and the teacher-to-student ratio.

How would you describe your experience here? 

Super positive and welcoming!  

What has been your favorite thing about Missouri State-West Plains? 

I love all the extra clubs and activities that are going on to keep busy and meet new people.

What has been your favorite course? 

I really like my psychology class because the material is super interesting, and the class environment is super welcoming!

How have faculty and staff helped you during your time at Missouri State-West Plains? 

All the faculty genuinely want to help, and they do not hesitate to answer any questions no matter how big or small!

How did you choose your major? 

Some of my family members are nurses, and I loved seeing how much joy it brought them to help others!

What have you learned at Missouri State-West Plains that will help you succeed in your education, career or life?

I work as an English tutor in the writing lab, and I have learned that with enough patience and positivity anything can be accomplished!

What are your plans after graduation?

I hope to be a pediatric nurse and eventually become a traveling nurse!