Katy Nikkel


Katy NikkelHometown: Longmont, CO
Academic Year: Senior
Major: Elementary Education with ESL, Spanish, and Bilingual endorsements.

My Plan After College:

Get a job teaching in Colorado or abroad.

Why UNC:

My oldest brother went to UNC and I fell in love with our campus. As I started looking at teacher education programs UNC shone and my choice became clear.

Advice To My Freshman Self:

Apply for as many scholarships as you can! Even the smallest ones can really add up. Also, get off campus and get to know Greeley.

The Quote I Live By:

“In the end, life is not measured in the number of breaths we take, but the moments that take your breath away”. 

Favorite TV Show:

I Love Lucy!

Favorite Movie:

Nacho Libre

Favorite Place To Eat:

Pita Pit

How I stay organized in college:

A folder for every class, a planner, and as many sticky notes as I can get my hands on.


I just ran my first half-marathon on August 13th and I lived to tell the story!