Meet Hailey, MDA’s 2016 State Goodwill Ambassador from North Dakota

HaileyHailey ND

Hometown: Bismarck, ND

Age: 16

Diagnosis: In 2001, I was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 2. I was just 2 years old. SMA is a genetic disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle movement.

Favorite School Subject/Activities: When I am in school, I like English & Biology class the best.

Favorite People: My favorite people are my friends and family, who I enjoy spending the most time with.

Interests: I love to sing in my local choir and also like to go shopping whenever I can!

My favorite things about MDA: The best thing about MDA is that they have a summer camp for kids!

5 Fun Facts about Me: 1. I love to shop! 2. I want to have my own pet one day. 3. I have been to summer camp many times! 4. I have gone to Fill the Boot fundraisers in North Dakota. 5. I am a ND Native!