Strong Stories Blog

Powerful stories of the Meredith community going strong.

Laura Jenkins

Laura Jenkins »

Internships, leadership opportunities, and the Meredith Autism Program have prepared Laura Jenkins,’20, to take on an occupational therapy program after graduation.

Jennifer Orellana

Jennifer Orellana »

Jennifer Orellana, ’19, has always enjoyed working with children, which sparked her interest in becoming a teacher. That was partially why she came to Meredith. But she discovered a new passion.

Profile photo of Caroline Garrett

Caroline Garrett »

Caroline Garrett, ’19, aims to change the world through advocacy. With a passion for helping others, she is pursuing degrees in social work and psychology with a minor in sociology.

Profile photo of senior Madison Burton

Madison Burton »

Turning her challenges into incentives for action and change, Madison Burton, ’18, has adapted to difficulties in her life in order to discover her calling.

Gemma Brodney

Gemma Brodney »

Wings student Gemma Brodney was drawn to Meredith’s programs that prepare grads to work with children and families.

Katie Burnet

Defining Her Career Path – Katie Burnet »

Lacrosse player Katie Burnet's Meredith experience was shaped by personal guidance from her faculty and coach.

Mary Jessup Gooden

Mary Jessup Gooden »

Psychology major Mary Jessup Gooden completed multiple internships and engaged in undergraduate research.

Katy Clary

Katy Clary »

Katy Clary’s Meredith experience prepared her to thrive in graduate school.



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