After a powerful healing experience with chiropractic at age fifteen, Samantha Wark was finally able to decide between a career in chiropractic and a future in law. “If I can help one person and give someone answers, my life would have fulfillment,” she says. “I can’t wait to see what the future holds.”
After considering careers in medicine, dentistry, and wildlife management, Chris Zuccato finished undergrad without a good idea of what he really wanted to do. It wasn’t until his wife introduced him to a chiropractor that he found his fit. “The idea that the body is designed to take care of itself was a concept that I always believed but had never been able to articulate,” he says. Chris knew right away he had finally found a career that would be fulfilling and help him take care of his family.
A mother, teacher, wife and “non-traditional” student, Diane Schroeder says she fell in love with chiropractic the moment she heard a Sherman student speak about it. A former Montessori preschool teacher, Diane says, “I am truly fulfilling my dream now.” Her son attends Sherman with her.
Ready to pursue graduate school for physical therapy, sports enthusiast Brian Leary attended a career fair and met an admission rep from Sherman College. He quickly applied, was accepted and moved to South Carolina – and he hasn’t looked back since. “I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to become a chiropractor,” he says.
Married with two young children and working in the family chiropractic office as a massage therapist, Melinda Hallam realized she still had more than 30 years of work ahead of her, and she wanted to do something she was passionate about. So she put her fears aside and enrolled at Sherman College. When she graduates, she’ll join her father and uncle as a doctor of chiropractic.
Growing up in the chiropractic lifestyle, Ryan Burkhart was inspired by science and health as a sophomore in high school and decided then that he would follow his father’s footsteps and enroll at Sherman. “I saw Sherman as the place to think of both the why and the how of chiropractic,” he explains.
Cincinnati girl Monica Friske was always a little different: she drove a big truck, listened to country music, rode horses and went to a chiropractor regularly. After seeing a horse get adjusted, she decided to switch career paths from veterinarian to chiropractor and hasn’t looked back. “Sherman instantly became my home,” she says.