Senior Crest Oliver B. Tompkins

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Senior Crest Oliver B. Tompkins

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I attended Yorktown Elementary School. My mother has inspired me to accomplish great things in not only my academic career, but my everyday life because of her strong will and passion for being extraordinary. My mother has been fighting terminal brain cancer for fifteen years, (truly an inspiring story) but I will spare you those details for simplicity’s sake. Every day she stays here to support me is a day that I want to strive for great things. I plan to attend Purdue University Fort Wayne to study Chemical Engineering. (I later plan to work toward my doctorate and achieve a masters in Astrophysics in grad school.) I am considering a career in medicinal development (namely treatments/cures for cancer–not a coincidence) and studies regarding interstellar travel.

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