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What has been your favorite class at COA? Why?
That's too hard to pick. There have been so many good ones.
What classes have you taken at COA?
Natural Climate Variability
Biology I & II
Introduction to General Linguistics
Curiosity and Wonder
Calculus I & II
Chemistry I & II
Probability and Statistics
Turn of the Century
Organic Chemistry I & II
Physics I & III
Independent Study on Technical Writing
Art of Natural History
What was your favorite project at COA? Why?
My favorite project would most likely be this huge green sea monster I made out of foam in Curiosity and Wonder. And then I allowed everyone else to draw their idea of a sea monster. I really loved this project because it was very challenging, but also very rewarding. And I felt I was really able to express myself through the project.
What is your dream occupation?
My dream is evolving, but I would love to work with animals but I am not sure exactly where it will lead me. I would also love to open a small bakery and be part of the community.
Do you work on or off campus? If yes, where?
On campus, Building and Grounds, painting.
What do you see yourself doing after COA?
Traveling around working with animals.
What country or state would you like to visit? Where would you love to live?
I would like to visit Alaska, Colorado, Ireland, and Washington State at some point. And, I would actually love to live on a house boat in California.
What is happiness to you?
Happiness is a smile, a laugh, and love. It's a reminder of hard work, the love you have for something or someone and something that makes you feel amazing.
What are your plans, if any, for your internship?
I am not sure what I am going to do for my internship yet. I am looking to do something related to animals, such as working in an animal shelter, zoo, or wildlife rehabilitation center.
What are your ideas for your senior project?
I am not sure what I will do yet, but I should probably figure it out soon.
What is one of your favorite childhood memories?
Lawn Kayaking!!! For my sixth birthday, my dad took an old kayak and tied it to his tractor and took my friends and me around our backyard.
What is your favorite food to eat? What is your favorite thing to cook?
Pie and macaroni and cheese.
What do you like to do when you're not doing school work?
Reading, drawing, being outside, spending time with friends and my dog.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite animal?
What came first, the chicken or the egg?
What is the motto you like to live by?
Live. Love. Laugh.
Why did you choose to come to COA?
I loved the the sense of community, and the small classes. I also loved that the students can take whatever classes interest them. And when I visited COA, it just felt right.
What do you like to study?
Science and some Math
Who are your favorite writers? Poets?
Jodi Picoult, Stephen White, Wally Lamb, J.K. Rowling...
Who are your favorite artists? Musicians?
Mark Kopfler, Matt Nathanson, Erin McCarley, Joshua Radin, Sara Bareilles
Who is your favorite fictional hero?
What historical figure do you most admire?
Who is your hero today?
What do you value most in your friends?
Their ability to make me laugh
What do people say is your most marked characteristic?
What talent do you wish you had?
What is your least favorite spice?
Do you have anything cool or unique you would like to share?
I used to be able to wrap my legs around my head and move around.