by Cori Hilsgen
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Rose Berg-Arnold enjoys working with children. She hopes to attend medical school for anesthesiology and would like to be able to work at a children’s hospital so she could help comfort children during stressful times.
Berg-Arnold recently finished 12 years of homeschooling and plans to attend St. Mary’s University in Winona in the fall.
Berg-Arnold is the 18-year-old daughter of Mark and Brenda Berg-Arnold. She has five brothers: Louis, 25; Owen, 16; Simon, 14; Abraham, 8; and George, 6; and two sisters Emma, 23; and Anna, 12.
Fun Facts about Berg-Arnold:
Favorite subject: math
“I like math because I like solving number problems,” Berg-Arnold said.
Favorite leisure activity: Berg-Arnold enjoys spending time with her siblings, downhill skiing, tubing and swimming on the lake that her family lives on and ice-skating in the winter.
She also played Ultimate Frisbee with Cathedral High School for three years and dove for the Apollo High School swim team for five years.
“I like a lot of the ‘based on a true story’ movies because they can be really inspiring,” Berg-Arnold said.
Favorite thing she likes to help other people do: Berg-Arnold really enjoys helping people, especially children. She has volunteered at nursing homes, the food shelf, Vacation Bible School, does babysitting and taught swimming lessons.
Favorite restaurant and food: Panera Bread
She enjoys ordering a mango smoothie and turkey sandwich.
What she would like to be doing in five years: “Hopefully, I will be attending medical school for a degree in anesthesiology,” Berg-Arnold said.
The thing she likes best about St. Joseph: Berg-Arnold enjoys the St. Joseph July 4 celebration.
“I always love going to the 4th of July festival, getting Joe burgers and watching the parade with my family and grandparents,” Berg-Arnold said.
Hilsgen is a contributing reporter for the Newsleaders. The central Minnesota native is a wife, mother and grandmother. She has a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Management and Communication from Concordia University – St. Paul, MN and enjoys learning about and sharing other people's stories through the pages of the Newsleaders.