BRTC Student Spotlight is on Nikki Starr is from Pocahontas. Nikki is studying psychology in hopes to become a drug counselor. She attended high school up to her senior year, but due to numerous challenges she faced, Nikki did not graduate that spring.
Overcoming her challenges, she enrolled in BRTC to complete her GED. Nikki graduated in December 2019 and she is now taking college courses to pursue her dream career.
Through her walk, Nikki has been encouraged to help others the way she was helped. She says, “I hope to pass each semester and become a drug counselor so I can help people with addiction. I have walked in those shoes and I know it is hard but it is totally possible to change your life.”