Financial freedom

This insurance and risk management major eyes the finish line of her degree — completed without taking out any student loans. Her college career didn’t start off as promising.

BY Betsy Simon

Jacob Kissick, ’20

If he had it to do all over again, Jacob Kissick, an insurance and risk management major from Cambridge City, Ind., would live the sea life.

BY Indianastate

Jak Kramer, ’19

Someone get on the phone to Lin-Manuel Miranda and convince the “Hamilton” playwright to draft his next big hit about Jak Kramer, an insurance and risk management major from Pendleton, Ind.

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Evan Rogers, ’19

A native of Cory, Ind., Evan Rogers will spend his summer as an intern with Indiana Farmers Mutual. The sales-based opportunity provides experiences in both the corporate headquarters in Indianapolis and with their independent agency in Jasper.

BY Indianastate

Larynda Keith, ’17

We’re pretty sure Larynda Keith of doesn’t get any sleep. The Elnora, Ind., native is a triple major in finance, insurance and risk management and business administration.

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Brandon Nettrouer, ’16

Insurance and risk management major Brandon Nettrouer of South Whitley, Ind., is “a natural leader and has been extremely involved on campus,” said Rebecca Wray, MBA director at Indiana State’s Gongaware Center. “He will be doing an internship with Gibson Insurance — of which president and CEO Tim Leman is an alumnus — in South Bend this summer.”

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