Senior, Matraca Galvin

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Matraca takes a quick selfie before heading to work at the Osage Nursing Home.

Matraca Galvin, senior at Nowata High School is a charismatic, introverted individual. She works at Osage Nursing Home during her spare time as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant). She enjoys listening to country music, her favorite color is pink, her favorite food is Mexican, and her favorite drink is Pepsi.

After graduation, Galvin wants to attend Rogers State University (RSU) in Claremore and major in being an RN. “Nursing runs in my family and I don’t want to break the tradition. I love to help people.”

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Matraca poses for a picture with her good friend, Meranda Froelich before heading out of town.

Galvin has two brothers, Laine, who is nineteen and Clay, who is thirteen. On her spare time, she usually  hangs out with her best friend, Meranda Froelich.

Someone Matraca looks up to is her mom. “She’s my right-hand, my go to person. I wouldn’t be as strong as I am now if it wasn’t for her encouraging me to do better in everything that I do.”

Want to get to know Matraca a little better? Go add her on Facebook at Matraca Galvin