By Jake Satisky, Treehouse Marketing and Policy Intern
When Misty stood up on stage in front of hundreds of people, she felt no fear. She sang an original song she had written at a songwriting summer camp called “Dear Mom,” and she knocked it out of the park.
Misty has pursued her college dream with the same fearlessness. This fall, she is attending Western Washington University to study child psychology.
She didn’t always know she wanted to go to college. No one in her birth family talked about college, so she didn’t think it was an option for her until high school.
“I want to show that you can do things if you just believe in yourself and set your mind to it,” Misty said.
Since January, Misty has been working with Treehouse Education Specialist Marissa Len.
“The word that comes to mind is resilience,” Marissa said of Misty. “All of that hard work happened before I came into the picture.”
Misty loves to sing….
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