It’s almost a New Year.

Posted on Monday, December 31st, 2012 by

Over break, I have kept up with my resolution of exercising, but I haven’t really stayed on track with catching up on practicing flute and such. Check out how my break has been going to far and Happy New Year to all!

  1. Macaroon says:

    Hey Maddie! It’s great to get caught up on what you’re doing. Your flute playing sounds beautiful. My New Year’s resolution is to get more sleep. I will work really hard to achieve my goal. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  2. Joanie says:

    Sounds like a fun break. Happy New Year! LOVE you tons!

  3. mjohns65 says:

    Thanks for reading Joanie and Mac!

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I may have the most generic Scandinavian name but I like to think I’m far from ordinary.

For 20 years of my life, I have rocked the suburbs like Jon Bon Jovi did, except that he was talented (as Ben Folds would say). In high school, I was involved in speech, debate, concert band, marching band, and volunteer work. To this day, I enjoy tossing the Frisbee disc with friends, reading an absurd amount of books, writing poetry and listening excessively to every genre of music excluding country.

At Concordia, I play the flute in the Symphonic Band, play ultimate frisbee, am an orientation leader, am a leader in science academy, work for the admissions office, do biology research, and am working to bring an organization to campus called Girls In Real Life which is meant to improve the self esteem of women everywhere. I also enjoy volunteering at Sanford hospital on the weekends. My majors are biology and history with a minor in chemistry and I will be graduating in 2015. I hope to join the peace corps after college and then attend graduate school for public health and possibly law.

In the future and in the present, my main goal is to make a difference in the world. I believe people are inherently good and I search for the upside in every situation. People have described me as a ray of sunshine, but I’d just say I am an opportunist who believes in love and lifelong happiness.