Samantha Thompson '21: Pacific University’s Outstanding Senior in Music Therapy
Samantha Thompson ’21 was named Pacific University’s Outstanding Senior in Music Therapy. She is from Hood River, Ore.
Music therapy is a five-year program that includes a year-long internship. Graduates are qualified to become certified music therapists, who use music to help clients improve their physical and psychological health.
As a high school student in Hood River, she received an Elks scholarship in recognition of her music, athletic and volunteer activities.
Fellow graduate Kira Dolan ’21 also was named an Outstanding Senior in Music Therapy.