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Get to Know Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Member - Kayla Wittkop

JMG Youth from Northwestern Michigan College

Where do you currently live in?

Traverse City

Are you currently employed? If so, where?

I work at Meijer!

Are you currently enrolled in secondary education or a trades program? If so, where? What are you studying?

I study at Northwestern Michigan College.

Why did you join the YAC?

I joined YAC because I wanted to be apart of more things and be a better leader.

What impact has the JMG program had on you?

JMG has had a big impact on my life. I have done more things in JMG then any other program and they helped me find people that are in the field that I want to study.

Why do you believe others should others fund or support the JMG program? Why is JMG important?

People should support JMG because JMG helps students figure out what they want to do in the future. JMG is important because they help students become career ready, find a job, improve their leadership skills and many more things.

What is your favorite quote?

"Mind on fire. Heart on ice." -Jessica Tippett

Which JMG events have you attended?

Legislative Days and National Student Leadership Academy (NSLA)

How has attending any of the annual JMG youth events helped you prepare for your future?

I attended legislative days in Lansing and it helped me be more comfortable in larger groups.

What is your favorite type of ice cream?

Mint Chocolate Chip

What was your favorite subject in school?

Social Studies/History

Do you prefer sweet or salty snacks?

Sweet Snacks

What is a fun fact about you?

I play the piano and clarinet.

What is one item on your bucket list?

I want to see the Northern Lights.


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