Missouri State UniversitySecoy

Hometown: Springfield, Mo.
Major: Communications
Minor: Conflict resolution

Secoy wasn’t sure what career to pursue when he first entered college. While taking general education courses his freshman year, he found he had a passion for public speaking. Determining his strengths helped him choose a major and minor. Talking with other people who have attended college helped Secoy prepare for higher education. Getting involved in campus organizations has had a major impact on his college experience.

“I went to college because I didn’t want to see my family struggle anymore. I knew going to college and applying myself, I could be the difference and help take care of my siblings and my parents. Never sell yourself short. If you have a vision, go after it.”