Hamelin was involved with the dance group The Silhouettes, National Honor Society and also volunteered at Pleasant View Elementary School. She helped raise money for and volunteered with a number of organizations, such as Ralston House and Wounded Warriors. She plans to attend Colorado State University.
What profession or career do you want to pursue? Why?
My goal is to become a broadcast meteorologist so I can conduct scientific research and equip people with the information they need to avoid weather disasters. I would also like to pursue a background in journalism so I can write about and report on weather events.
What do you hope to accomplish in life?
I hope to be able to simply provide myself and those around me with opportunities to succeed. Outside of becoming a meteorologist, I want to be able to support my family and give those around me the best lives possible. Throughout my jobs, I want those around me to be able to depend on me for my hard work ethic in this career as well as for a helping hand in their personal lives and situations.
If I could do anything, it would be to ...
Make sure that every single student has the opportunity to go to college. I think anyone who truly wants to go to college, and has the ambition to create a better life for himself or herself, should be able to pursue a higher education without the stress of financial restrictions and domestic struggles.