Sister Barbara Smith
I was the first in my family to attend the University and graduate with a Zoology degree in 1983. I am also the youngest of three; but having an adventurous spirit, I moved away from my family after college and have never returned to southern Illinois. From an equine caretaker to veterinary services and a research tech, to now a religious sister in a Benedictine monastic community, I love to be active yet silent, engaging and curious, prayerful and giving of self. I like to read, sled, hike, kayak, ski and grow microgreens.