Photo of UW-Superior student Rachael Jackman

From open-heart surgery in high school to her first day of college at UW-Superior two years later, Rachael Jackman has come a long way. The supportive campus community and close proximity to family and her physicians helped Rachael choose a college that felt like home. She continues to advocate for causes she believes in, such as raising $3,000 for the American Heart Association to benefit others who face serious heart conditions.

Read more about Rachael Jackman’s inspiring story.