A.A.S., Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL, 2021
Samantha was born in the Rockford area, where she grew up with her twin sister. In high school she was active in JROTC and CAPA performances around the community. After exploring career options, “Sam” discovered that she enjoyed learning about the legal field. She received a Rockford Promise Scholarship to Rock Valley College where she obtained her Associate of Arts in Criminology with a minor in Sociology. She continues her college studies pursuing a paralegal certificate. Sam lives with her significant other, Ben, in the Wisconsin area with their dog, Cloud. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, playing video games, reading, and traveling.