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Highlander Hero Kim Mathews

Name: Kim Mathews

Age: 35

Hometown: Griffin

High School: Griffin High School

Major: Human Services

Expected Graduation Date: May 2017

Why did you chose Gordon State? I chose Gordon State based on affordiability and location.

What do you plan to do after graduation?  I plan to search for employment in the field of Human Services, along with going to graduate school.

What activities are you involved in on campus? I am a student assistant in the Registrar's Office. In the past I have been an adult learner mentor and I have volunteered at New Student Orientations.

Where is your favorite study spot? My dining room table

Where is your favorite hangout? Girls night at my house every Friday evening

Favorite comfort food? Ice cream

If you had a theme song, what woud it be? "Is There Life Out There" by Reba McEntire

Favorite line from a movie? "Just keep swimming."

What is your favorite book? The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Who would play you in the movie version of your life? Drew Barrymore

What is your favorite childhood memory? Swinging with my Pawpaw and listening to him play the harmonica.

If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet? Sigmund Freud

What is your favorite app? Pinterest

Where is your favorite place to eat? La Parilla Mexican Restaurant

What did you want to be when you were a kid? A school counselor

What does it mean to you to be a part of the Highlander community? It means everything to me. By being part of the Highlander community I am have the opportunity to not only improve mine and my family's lives but also the opportunity to serve as a role model and inspiration to others. I hope that every member of the Highlander community will strive to leave behind a positive impact.