SCORE Grant Profiles

Courtney "Corey" Petersen

Injury: T-5
Cause: Snowmobile accident
Place: Wisconsin

Corey, a resident of Naperville, IL, was on a snowmobile trip in Wisconsin when she fell off her machine and was struck by a trailing snowmobiler. The resulting injury left Corey with a T-5 injury and paralyzed her from the chest down. Corey, a Staff Sergeant in the Marine Corps, expressed a strong desire to remain active despite her physical disability. SCORE is pleased to have assisted Corey with the purchase of a hand-cycle.