Meet Puyallup’s new student leaders Part 2

 

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            Lauren Gray

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? I plan to advocate for students in many issues. One idea the student government has is to modify some of the student spaces. My job will be to help guarantee that students will be happy with the changes made.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you? Puyallup students should know that I will be bringing their opinions about different campus issues to many meetings. If there are problems that many students are facing, I can help those students by advocating for them.

What do you do in your free time? In my free time I clean, work out, clean, eat and enjoy hanging out with my friends. Before I get free time I am usually studying and working at school.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? I wish more students were aware of our growing sports and clubs. Every year sports teams look for more players and clubs are also forgotten. It would be great to see more participants this year.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? My secret is to overdo everything. I like to take too many notes and write too many definitions so that I hopefully won’t miss anything. Another tip is to pay attention to every rule your professor has. If you do not, you may miss out on a big assignment.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? I’m mostly looking forward to getting good grades I also am excited about our Halloween event coming up in October. I love dressing up.

What is your favorite subject/class in school? My favorite class of all so far has been environmental science. I really enjoyed learning about problems bigger than what we see every day. It was so interesting.

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween costume that you have worn? I was once a glow-stick person. It was really cool.

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? I don’t have one.

 

 

           Ashlyn Doltar

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? My plans for the school year are to help implement the super exciting events that our Activities Board has planned for our student body. What should Puyallup campus students know about you?

What do you do in your free time? I love to crochet as well as read and spend time with my family. We usually love to spend our time outdoors and hiking.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? I think more students should know about the great opportunities that Pierce College Puyallup offers for its students, such as, tutoring, clubs, job connections, etc.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? Staying organized. I have a planner as well as a binder that I categorize by class. It really helps me to get things done ahead of time, working ahead saves me a lot of time and allows me to study more.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? I am looking forward to seeing what our leadership team can accomplish for not only the students but the school as well. We have some great things planned and I cannot wait to see them done.

What is your favorite subject/class in school? I don’t really have any favorite class or subject, what I do find interesting is things that pertain to our everyday lives.

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween costume that you have worn? The best Halloween costume that I have worn would be when I dressed up as the scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz. My mom made the costume entirely from scratch and it turned out great.

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? My favorite back to school memory was every Welcome Days that we have on campus at Pierce. I really enjoy helping students.

 

 

           Nicole Carroll

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? My plans for the new school year are to get students motivated about succeeding this year. I plan to have motivational events, as well as, informative events that will help students be more successful the ever.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you? I am a pretty funny person, with an open door policy. Never be afraid to say hi or ask any question you are curious about, I am always willing to help out!

What do you do in your free time? Free time is a foreign word to me these days, however, when I do have a free moment I enjoy Karaoke and spending time with my family.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? The diversity of students on campus and that we are welcoming to all of the diverse people no matter what their situation is.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? I have to be organized. Disorganization makes me feel anxious.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? I am looking forward to making my mark here at Pierce College.

What is your favorite subject/class in school? I really enjoy math and sociology/psychology.

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween costume that you have worn? My best Halloween costume was Charlie Chaplin.

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? Spring quarter and walking through the doors of Pierce College for the first time after being out of school for 13 years.

 

            Darrian Costello

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? My plans for the 2013-2014 school year are to inform the students of our college about student/world issues and how they can get involved in creating a better place through the events I am going to put on here.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you? Puyallup students should know that I love meeting people. Please, please introduce yourself or don’t ignore me when I am introducing myself…. I want to know you. Also, I am a Running Start student and I have been through the whole confusing process and I would love to help you sort out your schedule and everything; feel free to ask for help.

What do you do in your free time? I really don’t have a lot of free time. When I am not at Pierce, I am at my high school (Rogers High School) playing in the band. I volunteer at St. Joseph’s and I hang around with friends. I love talking about music and music discovery, let’s have a conversation.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? I wish more students knew about the awesome events and opportunities that go on at Pierce College Puyallup. There are so many unique events and ways to get involved, I think every student should have the option.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? My secret tip to do well in classes is to show up, if this is your first year especially. I know that I missed a lot of high school because I was bored but at the college attendance is key. Also, find a way to find your class interesting, when you want to learn about the material, you generally will.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? I am looking forward to this year in general. I am a senior in high school and I also am the drum major for Rogers High School band program. I am really looking forward to graduating this year too!

What is your favorite subject/class in school? My favorite subject in school is history. I love learning about how we are here today and who contributed to it. I don’t really get to take a lot of history classes for my associate degree, but I still love it.

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween costume that you have worn? My favorite Halloween costume that I have worn would be when I was a gypsy. I got to wear face paint and colorful hair; it was really fun.

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? My favorite back to school memory isn’t a specific memory but definitely this year. I am convinced this will be the best year at Pierce yet. I recognize so many more people this year, its wonderful.

 

 

          Kylie Wheeler

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? My plans include trying to outreach to students and find out what Student Life can plan to make the Puyallup Campus more fun.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you? I love to have everyone feel included. If anyone has a problem, you can come to me.

What do you do in your free time? Watch my soap opera (General Hospital) and help out at Elite School of Dance.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? We have great events, resources, athletics and things that make Pierce College Puyallup more enjoyable.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? Get a planner and use it religiously. Then you remember what assignments are due when and it keeps you organized.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? I am looking forward to graduating with my associates of social sciences degree in spring. I am also looking forward to being a part of the Student Life team.

What is your favorite subject/class in school? My favorite subject is philosophy with professor Lavinghouse. He is truly inspiring.

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween costume that you have worn? Being a Ref!

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? Taking my “First Day of School” picture early in the morning with my mom. I always pretend I hate it when I actually love it.

 

 

          Jaxon Gregory

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? I plan to have a variety of events based around nerd culture. This includes but is not limited to; a Magic the Gathering Tournament, costume contests, trips to conventions…etc.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you? I am a very approachable person who is always ready to listen to ideas, critics or just someone who just wants to talk.

What do you do in your free time? I can be found either watching movies, listening to music, playing video games, reading or any combination of the four.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? That they can actually talk to their student leaders. And we have a kick-butt athletics program.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? Take good notes, be there and above all don’t be afraid to ask for help. Talk to your professor.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? Personally, being successful in my last year of classes. Professionally, being able to set up events that people enjoy and look forward to.

What is your favorite subject/class in school? Psychology for sure. That is my major.

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween costume that you have worn? I wasn’t ever really able to dress up for Halloween as a kid, but the one time I did has to be my favorite. I was mixing pieces of different ones to be a tall, satanic, Asian, priest, neo in blue jeans.

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? Actually going back to school. When I am not in school or work, I get bored.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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