Abby Grollmus grew up in Hamilton, Ohio. She graduated from Hamilton High School 22nd in her class with a 4.0 GPA. Her freshman year of high school she took a journalism class and fell in love. She was the editor of the opinion section while writing stories on trends and fashion. Her senior year of high school she was involved in the journalism course offered that produced the school news. While in this class she grew familiar with the use of editing equipment for news. She’s spent over 50 hours volunteering. She raised awareness for homelessness by participating in her high schools “Cardboard City.” She has also volunteered over 20 hours in her local animal hospital.
Following high school she applied to Bowling Green State University, due to their accredited journalism program and facilities. BGSU has become Abby’s home for the past three years. While in her sophomore year, she studied in Salzburg, Austria for her minor in German. In Austria, Abby learned invaluable communication and leadership skills. Living in Austria taught her many cultural lessons most Americans don’t get to experience. This gives her a better view of the world and others.