As we are going on day 4,085 of the quarantine I’m no less inspired by the responses I’ve had from all the brilliant seniors I photographed that are graduating this year. These young adults are so talented, dedicated and resilient during these times. It is in that spirit that I am sharing the “Celebrating the Seniors” blog series. This small gesture of featuring them on my blog is the least I can do to bring some happiness their way during this time when they should be celebrating all they’ve accomplished the last four years.

Cassidy is a front line hero and the next to be featured here on my blog. She is a senior at Oconomowoc High School and currently works at a local hospital as a Certified Nursing Assistant. When I asked her what she thought when the quarantine was announced she told me she was thinking,

“I just want things to go back to normal.”

Cassidy is wise beyond her years. She figured out what she wanted to do with her life early in high school and has been pursuing that goal ever since. Read on to know more about this young, front line hero and show some support by commenting below. Wish her a happy rest of her senior year while you’re at it. She deserves it!

What do you like to do for fun?  I like to spend time with my friends and go do fun things with them!

Oconomowoc high school senior smiling for camera at her portrait session

What is your proudest momentWhen I completed the youth apprenticeship program through OHS after working as a CNA for almost two years.

Oconomowoc High School senior girl laughing at her senior picture session at Nagawaukee, Delafield

Post graduation plans?  After graduation, I will be attending UW-Oshkosh to major in Nursing and minor in Spanish. My dream job is to be a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Oconomowoc High School senior girl smiling at her senior picture session at Nagawaukee, Delafield

What was your favorite memory in high school?  My favorite memory was meeting my best friends, going to different events, and being a part of different clubs and honor societies.

What have you learned about yourself during quarantine?
  Working in a hospital right now as a CNA, I have learned how devoted I am to my work and how much I love helping others.

Oconomowoc High School senior girl smiling at her senior picture session at Nagawaukee, Delafield

How have you kept in touch with your friends during Covid-19?  Facetime.

What is the first thing you’ll do after the quarantine is over?  Definitely hang out with my friends and just go out and do all of the things we can’t do right now.

High School Senior smiling for camera in Lake Country, Wisconsin

What do you consider a quarantine must-have? Netflix!

This or that:
Movies or TV?  TV Shows
Chocolate or vanilla?  Chocolate
Mountains or ocean?  It depends on my mood, but I have to say the ocean.
Morning person or night owl?  Definitely a night owl.
Summer or winter?  Summer (I don’t like the cold.)
Snapchat or Instagram? Snapchat
Cat or dog? Cats

Oconomowoc High School senior girl smiling at her senior picture session at Nagawaukee, Delafield

Thank you for sharing some things about you Cassidy and thank you for being on the front lines helping those who need it most right now! Show some love to her in the comments below to help her celebrate the rest of her senior year and after!

Julie Collins Photography is an Oconomowoc Senior Photographer located in beautiful Lake Country, WI who loves capturing true emotions and candid moments that help tell the story of the seniors she works with.
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