Kelsy Hoemke is currently a senior majoring in therapeutic recreation with a minor in psychology thera Kelsy works extremely hard to be the best she can everyday, from being president of the Women’s Lacrosse Club and being on the Club Sport Executive Board to her academics, she consistently puts in the work needed. Kelsy is the true definition of a campus leader in doing things to make sure everyone has a great student experience. Kelsy was thrown a curveball this semester with her coach leaving the program and has stepped up to be the leader needed to keep the Women’s Lacrosse Club competitive and thriving.
How did you get involved with Women’s Lacrosse Club?
“My senior year, my high school started a lacrosse team, which I am very thankful for, but I knew it wasn’t enough time playing the sport. I looked it up on the GV website and found out they had a team. I was instantly attracted to it and here I am now.”
What is your favorite memory of being on Women’s Lacrosse Club?
“Every year has gotten better and better, but my favorite memory was sophomore year when we finally made it to nationals. We raised ten-thousand dollars in one week which was crazy and that first nationals was unlike anything else. Now we’ve just set a higher standard for ourselves for all the nationals to come.”
How are you involved with GVSU outside of Women’s Lacrosse Club?
“I am on the Club Sports Executive Board, I am also part of TRSA, which is the Therapeutic Recreation Student Association, and I have also gone on multiple Alternative-Break trips.”
How do you plan to be a Laker for a Lifetime?
“I plan to take everything that I’ve learned from Grand Valley and spread it out to my community. I want to make an impact in this world and I know that everything I’ve learned here will help me do that.”
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