Nohemy Valles

Liberal, Kansas - Major: National Security Studies

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Anastasia Smalldridge

Valles is a veteran of the National Guard and is the only student in the National Security Studies program.

What made you choose to go into National Security?
“I served 11 years in the National Guard.”

When did you join the National Guard?
“I joined right after I graduated high school.”

What is the National Security Studies program like?
“It’s actually a program that’s online through KU and I am the only student taking it.”

What was your favorite childhood memory?
“Growing up close to my older brother. I leaned more towards things that he would do rather than girly things.”

Year in College:
Sophomore