Karissa Halvorson graduated in May 2017 from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Rice Lake with an Associate’s Degree in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She strives to make a positive impact and difference in people’s lives.
Karissa grew up on a family dairy farm located in rural Barron, Wis., and is a Barron High School graduate. She began riding and showing horses when she was four years old and hasn’t been able to stay off a horse since then. Karissa always makes time to ride her horses, but with any spare time she enjoys outdoor activities, hunting and spending time with her family and friends.