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Michelle Salyers


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Single mom, actively in recovery with 21 months sober! I'm a college student going to Kent State University in Ashtabula. I love going to church, camping, fishing, swimming and spending time with family!


Kent State University at Ashtabula

Associate's degree program
2022 - 2026
  • Majors:
    • Hospitality Administration/Management


  • Desired degree level:

    Associate's degree program

  • Graduate schools of interest:

  • Transfer schools of interest:

  • Majors of interest:

  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:


    • Dream career goals:

    • Packaging food and putting it on the floor.

      Giant Eagle
      2022 – Present2 years


    • Jefferson Sr/Jr High school

      2011 – 2016

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      2014 – 2018

    Future Interests



    Lost Dreams Awaken Scholarship
    I have been 21 months sober as of today. My drug of choice was methamphetamines. When I was in active addiction, my life was completely unmanageable. I was homeless and pregnant and couch-bouncing if I was lucky. I couldn't imagine it ever getting better but by the grace of God, I got sober. I had my baby and she is almost two. She is the biggest blessing that I have besides my recovery. Being in recovery to me means everything. It is continuous work like having a job. You always have to put in the effort. You continuously have to work on yourself and work towards improving every day and staying sober. Being in recovery means to me that you have to always be honest, hard-working, humble, etc. I believe that you have to work on programs such as Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, Celebrate Recovery, Crystal Meth Anonymous or whatever suits you most. I believe that you have to pay attention to yourself and the signs and always stay in contact with your support systems. I choose to work a program with Celebrate Recovery and I always go to church as much as I possibly can. I really enjoy church, I enjoy diving in and praying and completely relying on God because I wouldn't be able to do this without him. God, recovery and my family are my everything and I couldn't be more appreciative. Thank you so much for the opportunity to share with you!