“Ten days before my due date, my mom had to go into emergency c-section,” said Emily Bolling, a University of Mississippi senior speech pathology major. “This was because I was having seizures, and the doctors were afraid I would have a stroke during labor.”
At the young age of 24, Victoria Mekus had finished school, established a career and battled cancer.
Karen Krikorian’s life as a special education teacher has changed since graduating in May. She knew she always wanted to be a special education teacher because of her brother Michael Krikorian, 20, who has Asperger’s.
Raised in St. Louis, Peyton Dixon never imaged his music hobby would become a source of income. From making music videos with friends to performing on stage at multiple events, his love for music started at age 14.