Hometown/State: Clyde, North Carolina
Incoming EC Scholar Class (year): 2010
Scholarship(s) Awarded: Dowdy Student Stores EC Scholars Award
Major/Intended Major: Chemistry
Why did you choose to attend East Carolina University?
I chose East Carolina University because I loved the people here. Everyone sincerely wants to help you succeed in whatever you choose to do. There is always a smiling face to help you with anything. Also, there are a myriad of opportunities here that students can take advantage of and broaden their horizons.
What has your scholarship enabled you to do?
My scholarship has enabled me to fully experience college as I prepare for my career. There are a plethora of academic opportunities that my scholarship has allowed me to take advantage of including opportunities to lead and serve others. All of these academic opportunities will allow me to get the most out of my four years here at East Carolina University and be more academically prepared for my career.
What unique leadership opportunities have you experienced at the university?
As a freshman, I have already had the opportunity to lead others. In my honors classes, I am challenged to be a leader on campus and to serve others. Also, there are several student organizations on campus that allow students to be leaders, give their input, and make changes to improve the university.
What are your career plans/aspirations?
I plan on pursuing a career as a pharmacist. Therefore, I am majoring in Chemistry and minoring in Hispanic studies at East Carolina University. After I graduate, I plan to attend pharmacy school.
How have you made a positive impact while you have been at East Carolina University?
I have made a positive impact while I have been at East Carolina University by striving to lead and serve others. I have taken advantage of the many opportunities that I have had to be a leader on campus. Serving others has shown me the importance of giving back and helping others.