Kassi Blanchard will graduate from EvCC Friday and head to Western Washington University with a Washington State Opportunity Scholarship of up to $22,500. With serious health conditions, it has been no easy task. But the 34-year-old plans to become a doctor of osteopathic medicine. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Kassi Blanchard will graduate from EvCC Friday and head to Western Washington University with a Washington State Opportunity Scholarship of up to $22,500. With serious health conditions, it has been no easy task. But the 34-year-old plans to become a doctor of osteopathic medicine. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Through all the hardships, she turns toward healing others

Relentless work and unshakable faith has propelled this EvCC grad to achieve the nearly impossible.

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