Joni's Childhood

joni riding her horse as a teenager and joni sitting at a table with family and friends when she was a little girl

What did Joni like to do before her accident? Joni was very athletic and enjoyed playing the sport lacrosse and showing horses.

Where did Joni grow up? Joni grew up in Maryland, just outside of the city of Baltimore, in the town of Woodlawn. She spent every weekend and all summer on the old family farm in Sykesville, Maryland.

Where did Joni go to high school? Joni graduated from Woodlawn Senior High School in 1967 with academic honors, and many athletic and academic awards.

What college did Joni go to? Joni went to Western Maryland College. Since then she has been given several honorary degrees.