Meet Courtney Maddocks!

Meet Courtney Maddocks!

Hometown: Mount Vernon, Iowa

Major: Elementary Education 

Involvements at the University of Iowa: SALT (on leadership team), volunteers at Faith Acadamy

Favorite game: Settlers of Catan

Favorite drink: Chocolate milk

Favorite things to do with free time: play games, be outdoors, babysit, be with friends, read

Favorite studying spot: Behind the IMU in the amphitheater when it is nice out

What is your dream job and why?

My dream job is to be a kindergarten teacher in a low income Christian school because I am passionate the two things I am most passionate about are God and teaching. 

What are your summer plans?

Last summer I was a camp counselor at the Christian camp Pine Cove in Texas, and I loved it so much that I plan to return for a full-time position again this summer.

Fun fact: I have had seventeen teeth pulled.

What is your favorite memory so far at the University?

My favorite memory at the University of Iowa was one of the first warm days in the spring when all of my friends and I played soccer in Hubbard Park for about three hours.

Who is your role model?

My friend Laura Relph because Laura is such a Godly woman who has so many characteristics that I look up to and would love to have.

What advice do you have for other University of Iowa students?

Take advantage of all of the opportunities the University provides because this is the only time in your life where you will have the opportunity to be surrounded with so many people similar to you.