Barbie Hoins ’18

Barbie Hoins ’18

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Doane’s helped me to be an inspiration to my children and grandchildren by opening up doors I thought were closed to me a long time ago.

With children and grandchildren occupying most of her time, Barbie had to keep putting off her dream of becoming a nurse. “When I started at Doane, I realized how many people were in the same situation I was. Doane understands there’s more going on for you than just school.”

By pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree at Doane, Barbie was finally able to make her dream a reality. “Doane’s helped me to be an inspiration to my children and grandchildren by opening up doors I thought were closed to me a long time ago.” Because of her education at Doane University, Barbie will someday have a white jacket with her name embroidered on it, fulfilling her lifelong dream.

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