Kenai/Nikiski Guide Profile

Tasha Thompson

Tasha Thompson

Hometown/High school: Nikiski/Nikiski Middle High School

My College/Degree: University of Idaho/B.A. English Literature

Phone/Email: Kenai 907-283-2172 & Nikiski 907-776-9407/ tasha.thompson@alaska.gov

Personal Biography:

Why I went to college:

I wanted to go to college because I knew I wanted to have a career that impacted the world and higher education was the first step in accomplishing that goal. I loved meeting different types of people from all kinds of different backgrounds and participating in the community of my peers.

Why I chose to be a College & Career Guide:

I wanted to be an ACAC Guide because I wanted to share that experience with my home community. I know when I was in high school, I really would have appreciated someone in this position, and I'm honored to be given this opportunity. My postsecondary education helped me discover who I am and opened my eyes to the possibilities for my future.