Goal Getters

Goal Getters

2013-2014 Goal Getters Team

Sara SawickiSara Sawicki

Sophomore
Hometown: Waterville, OH
Major: Nursing

Extra-curricular activities:

  • Resident Assistant, Lourdes Commons
  • Student Worker, Lourdes Event and Activities Planning (LEAP)
  • President, Residential Hall Council
  • Member, Campus Ministry
  • Member, Active Minds student organization
  • Member, Social Science Club student organization
  • 2012-2013 Orientation Team Leader
  • 2012 Habitat for Humanity Team – Wilmington, NC

A recipient of the Presidential scholarship, Sara is kept busy with her nursing studies and her many extra-curricular on-campus activities. For LEAP, she works 19 hours a week planning and coordinating events on and off campus for Lourdes students. "This job allows me to work directly with students to promote healthy relationships and help students get involved."

Why does she stay so busy? "Life is all about balance. What you take, you have to give back; and what you give to someone else is theirs for the taking. My experience at Lourdes University has been life-changing, and I would not change anything for the world."

Extremely grateful for her scholarship, Sara adds, "My life has changed by going to college. I am more responsible, dedicated, and I feel I have a purpose in life. I feel like I make a difference by attending Lourdes every day, big or small. I now understand the true value of money and what it has to offer someone struggling and trying to pay for college."

After her degree, Sara hopes to pursue a master's degree in nursing education. "My parents are both teachers, and like them, I enjoy leading individuals and helping them reach their potential."

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At a Glance

Location:
Sylvania, Ohio

Year Founded:
1958

Founders and Sponsors:
Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania

Mascot:
Gray Wolves

Colors:
Terra Cotta and Black

Students:
2,621 students from across the U.S. and abroad

Student to faculty ratio:
15 to 1

Campus:
113 acres in suburban Sylvania

Our values:
We are a community of learning, reverence and service

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