Major: Classics and Biology
Hometown: Birmingham, AlabamaIn high school, Anna Kirsten was a member of Latin Honor Society and active in her school’s Health Organization Students of America team, winning 4th in the veterinary medicine category in the state of Alabama. She was a member of her school’s cross country team and rode on the Birmingham Interscholastic Equestrian Team in the hunt-seat category. Anna Kirsten had the opportunity to travel to Italy with the Classics department at Samford during Jan term of her junior year as well as spending spring semester of 2012 at the Daniel House in London. She was active in her church’s student leadership program and helped lead a bible study for high schoolers her senior year as an apprentice. At Samford, Anna Kirsten was awarded Dean’s list this past semester. She works at a horse show barn teaching beginner riding lessons to kids. After graduation she plans to attend veterinary school and pursue a career as a large animal veterinarian.