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Grand Rapids Community College
Catheline is from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her father and mother were immigrants from Honduras. Catheline is currently studying graphic design at Grand Rapids Community College. She originally attended Bowling Green State University, where at first she was excelling, however, her mental health declined due to stressors outside of her control. She decided to leave the university to protect her mental health. In 2018, she married the love of her life. She surprised many as she never formally came out to many of her family. She lives her life as a proud queer woman and speaks up for marginalized voices. She decided in 2022 that she did not want to give up on her goal of graduating college. She decided to enroll at Grand Rapids Community College where she will pursue her passion for graphic design. Catheline is a sister of the Sigma Chi Psi Sorority, where she holds an officer position with her chapter. Catheline has done more than 100 hours of community service in 2021 and hopes to beat her record in 2022. She is planning to finish her associate’s degree and then move on to finish her bachelor’s degree.