Gina Hackel uses a wheelchair due to a spinal cord injury in 1988.
Gina relates as follows:
I have just
completed certification as a Theatre teacher and will pursue ESL certification
as well. I credit my success and dedication to her family and friends. I have
been married for 10 years and has two sons. My husband is an inspiration and makes all of my endeavors possible. There are many to thank for support and
encouragement to reach my goals and to strive for new opportunities.
I am a board member of YASA, Youth Adaptive Sports Association in Green Bay,
Wisconsin. YASA is for disabled youth to participate in sports. I am also a
member of Challenge the Outdoors, Helping Paws Northeastern Wisconsin Chapter, and the Wildlife Federation.