Student Spotlight: Hannah “Nani” Markell and Hannah Meglich

Two stellar students from our January full-time class in Ithaca were chosen for May Students of the Month and they happen to both be named Hannah! Hannah Markell (a.k.a. Nani) and Hannah Meglich are bringing positivity and focus to all that they do here at FLSM and are on their way to bringing an exceptional attitude and amazing massage work to the rest of the world.

Name one person who has had an impact on your life and explain why:
Nani: My mother has stood by me through all of my life changes and is currently helping me put my life back together.

Hannah: My grandma, she is self-less, does anything for her family is caring and wonderful and I want to be just like her.

How did you become interested in becoming a massage therapist?
Nani: My best friends mother is a massage therapist and when we were kids we would sneak into her massage room and play massage therapist.

Hannah: I want to help people with their pain, give relief, peace and comfort.

What led you to choose Finger Lakes School of Massage as your massage therapy school?
Nani: All of the LMT’s I know recommended FLSM

Hannah: Amazing staff, accommodating admissions staff, all of the LMT”s I know said FLSM was the best school.

What is your favorite thing about FLSM and why?
Nani: Learning new skills, and growing as a person, learning new things about myself.

Hannah: The community here, teachers are fabulous, welcoming, there are no silly questions and my classmates.

Name one thing you cannot live without: 
Nani: Coffee

Hannah: Books

Name one country you would love to visit:
Nani: Ireland

Hannah: Slovenia

Are you a dog or cat person? Or both or neither?
Nani: Dog person

Hannah: Both

State three adjectives that describe you:
Nani: Quiet, caring, huggy

Hannah: Happy, adventurous, compassionate

What is your go-to song when you need to get motivated?
Nani: 30 seconds to mars– The Cure

Hannah: Any classic rock

What are your plans after graduating from massage therapy school?
Nani: Work at a spa and start a program for abused women.

Hannah: I would love to work with a chiropractor and build my own practice, travel and volunteer.

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