Counselor for: Women’s Field Hockey; Women’s Soccer; Northern and North eastern Virginia; District of Columbia
Hometowns: Centerville, OH and Fredericksburg, VA
Hobbies: Camping, hiking and backpacking, horticulture, pickleball, cooking, and spending time with family/friends.
Education: EMU ’21, majored in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Elementary Edu. prek-6, minored in Business Administration
Contact info: 540-432-4145, firstname.lastname@example.org
Why I appreciate EMU
I chose to move to Harrisonburg in 2016. Alongside this decision, I found myself running track and cross country, playing field hockey, and participating in an early elementary education program at Eastern Mennonite. During this transition I grappled with my own sense of belonging, being that I was in a new city, exploring new relationships, and far from what was comfortable. Now as an alum, I can reflect warmly on my time spent confiding in mentors/professors, traveling to the Middle East in the pursuit of understanding with a group of young adults (those of whom became close friends), and being a part of spaces where I felt able to question, expand, and explore.
Anything else you should know about me
Three fun things:
- With a growing family, we are adopting rituals along the way. A favorite of ours is starting our morning slowly, with coffee at our side. I relish these moments – Moments where I can, without guilt, delve into unstructured conversations and sip on a cup-of-joe.
- Reading…I am a sponge and a science fiction novel is water.
- The outdoors!! Given that my small family lives in a mini school bus, we have grown accustomed to spending our time wandering spaces outside of our home. I have an appreciation for wild things.