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Teaching Inspiration

Breyana Wilson says her love of learning started in middle school when she had a Bronco alumna as her teacher.

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    Pandemic Inspiration

    Liberty Kostrzewa always knew she wanted to find a cure for the flu. Now with the COVID-19 pandemic, it's more important than ever. But to change the world, she needs WMU's top-quality resources.

    How she's making her dreams a reality

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    Driving Change

    With a successful distracted driving campaign under her belt, Brooke Hinz wants to help other young people learn to use their voice. The road to her future career is paved with Broncos before her.

    Learn how she's making a difference

  • Kirstin LaDuke sits with her laptop at a park.

    'Find where I fit in the world'

    Following in her mother's footsteps, Kirstin LaDuke will begin her journey at WMU this fall to become a teacher and advocate for elementary students trying to discover their unique potential.

    Read how she plans to make an impact

Keith Watkins

A first year student stands in front of a sculpture on campus.

Pure Imagination

After spending his entire life tearing apart anything he could get his hands on, Keith Watkins is hoping to turn his passion for problem-solving into a career through the Haworth College of Business.

Academic All-star

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Academic All-star

From earning two prestigious scholarships to serving as concertmaster of the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony, Emily Bosak never met a challenge she couldn't complete. Now her dreams are leading her to Western Michigan University.