Kyle Koele: An Auggie with true grit


Kyle Koele ’13 knows how to move – fast

During a typical day on the Augsburg campus, this fourth-year physics student from Prescott, Wis., races from an early morning shift with the College’s Facilities crew to a class in Science Hall—then on to a band rehearsal, a homework meeting, a workout session in the fitness center—and, finally, a keystone course.

Studying at Augsburg has been an opportunity for Koele to take on distinct challenges related to his education, his athleticism, and his goals for the future.

“I don’t like to miss out on anything,” Koele said of his demanding schedule. “I go from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., and it’s wearing down on me. I like being active but sometimes it catches up with me, and I have to reevaluate.”

Often times when Koele “reevaluates,” he simply redirects to a new forward course or an additional opportunity. He’s just not the type of guy who can take a step backward. Continue reading “Kyle Koele: An Auggie with true grit”