Hometown: Eufaula, AL
Major: Risk Management and Insurance
Why I chose TROY: When touring colleges, I never got the feeling of home until I walked onto Troy’s
campus. The faculty and staff members were all so willing to answer any questions
my parents and I had, and they spent well over two hours helping me map out a plan
to achieve my dream job. This immediate personal support, encouragement, and love
made it evident that Troy University was not like every other school. I knew that
day that I wanted Troy to be my home for the next four years, and I am certain that
I made the BEST decision!
Involvement and Honors at TROY: Troy has presented lots of neat opportunities this year pertinent to getting involved
on campus. I have served as an IMPACT leader, PR Chair for Relay for Life, and Secretary
for Freshman Forum. I am currently involved in Greek Life, Trojan Ambassadors, Gamma
Iota Sigma, Alpha Lambda Delta, and SGA – serving as Freshman Forum Director. During
freshman year, I received the following awards: an academic superlative, “Perfect
4.0,” the “Best Big/Little Duo,” a Leadership and Service Award, and the “Most Involved
Words of Encouragement: The best advice I can give to incoming freshmen is to get out of your comfort zone!
College offers so many opportunities that help everyone grow in an abundance of ways,
but no one can grow if he or she is always doing what is “comfortable.” So, run for
that officer position, go on that trip with new friends, get involved in something
you typically wouldn’t, and even speak to the stranger who sits next to you in class.
Those slightly uncomfortable moments are what will make your freshman year one of
the most fun and memorable times of your life. Go Trojans (and apply for Freshman