Power of positive thinking

Omondi refuses to let obstacles derail dreams.

Photo by Parker Eshelman
When Maria Omondi wakes up in the morning, the first thing she sees is a handwritten message to herself posted on the wall.

Her first goal: Wake up.

“Because I love to sleep,” joked Omondi, a senior middle blocker for the Columbia College volleyball team.

But it’s one thing to dream. Another to reach those dreams.

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Editor's note: Senior Omondi will be honored for her exceptional Columbia College career prior to the final regular season home game vs. McKendree (Ill.) University Tuesday, Oct. 27 in the Arena of Southwell Complex, 7 p.m.