Following an Unexpected Setback, Persistence and a Strong Bond with Fellow Students Helped Propel Rasmussen College Nursing Student to Graduation

When McKenna Godfrey first pursued her nursing education, she was excited to jump into a career she always knew she was destined for. As a daughter of a nurse, Godfrey was no stranger to a hospital setting. She loved seeing her mom interact with patients, doctors and other nurses—the dynamic was electrifying. Godfrey knew that one day she wanted to be a nurse so she could go above and beyond for her patients the way her mother always had.