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Ex-Lind High School student returns home to share story of perseverance and passion

Tim Woodiwiss dropped out of LHS at the age of 14; now, he's about to graduate from medical school


Last updated 5/23/2019 at 9:17am

Journal photo by Brandon Cline

Woodiwiss, ex-LHS student and soon-to-be UW School of Medicine grad, gives a keynote address to LRHS and LRMS students as part of National Prevention Week on May 16. Woodiwiss dropped out of high school when he was 14.

A former Lind High School student shared his story to LRMS and LRHS students on May 16, and if nothing else asked them to take away this one simple concept: imagine the unimaginable for yourself.

Tim Woodiwiss dropped out of Lind High School in 2001 at the age of 14, opting to enter the workforce at the McDonald's in Ritzville. Tomorrow, Woodiwiss graduates from the University of Washington School of Medicine. Next month, he begins a _-year residency as a physician at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Woodiwiss spoke to the students as part of National Prevention Week activiti...

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