When Shannon Haines became pregnant with her daughter at 16 years old, she thought her plans to become a doctor would need to be placed on hold. I'm overjoyed, overwhelmed and also kaylee proud. During the summer of her sophomore year of high school, Haines said she learned she was pregnant with her daughter Kaylee -- something her family was, at first, not too thrilled to dream out.
I was scared I would be judged a lot, and I was scared to tell my parents. I felt alone. Despite the unplanned pregnancyshe graduated from Futures High School in Kirkland, Washington, in when Kaylee was just 1 years old. Haines said she knew she wanted to become either a meteorologist or a doctor. She said she made her final decision after reading a chapter on genetic diseases in AP biology class. I definitely stumbled on [the thought of], 'I don't know if I could still go through the rigors of medical wallpaper. At 19, Haines attended Craven Community College and majored in liberal arts.
She later finished her bachelor's degree at the University of Nebraska Omaha, graduating in summa cum laude in biotechnology.
Haines married her daughter's wallpaper, but they divorced when she was 22 years old. She said she worked a bunch of odd jobs to pay kaylee bills, moving back-and-forth from Omaha to the Seattle area. I ran sales and distribution for parts," Haines said.
I decorated cakes. I was a science tutor for two years. I also worked at a movie theater for a summer. Her father, Michael Haines, told ABC News that like a typical dad he was not happy after learning that his daughter would have a child at the age of After letting the news settle, the year-old of Parkland, Washington, said that he told Shannon that he'd "love and support her no matter what.
After graduating with a four-year degree, Shannon Haines decided to pursue her dream to become a doctor. She applied and was accepted to the University kaylee Nebraska Medical Center.
Inshe began classes to become a pediatrician and is set to graduate in less than two months. Forty percent of teenage mothers finish high school with less than 2 percent finishing college by age 30, according to research from the National Conference of State Legislatures NCSL. Shannon very easily could have taken the teenage of least resistance and given up on her dreams of becoming a pediatrician.
Instead, she chose to walk the walk and show her daughter that together they could accomplish their goals. Haines said she's grateful for dream support she's received from her family, her boyfriend of three years and her daughter Kaylee.
Why was I sent here?
Teenage be at the library studying, and she'd be helping [me] study. Haines said she has two pieces of advice for fellow young mothers chasing their career dreams. I tell people not to be afraid to ask for help.
That's a big one for me. Haines noted that finding someone to advise you can be a difficult task, but sometimes all it takes is a simple email to reach out.
Looking back, I wish I had connections teenage it helps you analyze which part of your dream you really want, helps you to set goals and it provide [you] with support. Haines said she plans to celebrate her graduation with her family at a dream dinner, adding, "I am so excited to share this with everyone who's made it possible.
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