Kaitlyn Davis, News Editor

Melanie Hodges

“I’m thankful for having food in my stomach and a safe place to live because many do not have those necessities, she said. “Friends who make me laugh until I cry make me thankful. My parents and my brother are some of my best friends, and I’m appreciative of their love, humor and support. Although school is overwhelming and I’m looking forward to graduating, I’m also grateful to live in a country that allows women to further their education.”