This Pirate overcame serious obstacles
but never missed a beat
Ashtyn Clark is a rising senior at East Carolina University with a love for kids. She is majoring in birth through kindergarten teacher education and is planning to become a preschool teacher after graduation.
What is something cool about ECU that you wish you knew during your first year? The bowling alley in Mendenhall.
What advice do you have for other students? The best thing you can do for yourself in college is to surround yourself with people who will be a positive influence on you.
Written by: Bre Lewis
Photography by: Cliff Hollis
College: Health and Human Performance
Major: Birth through kindergarten teacher education
Hometown: Aberdeen, North Carolina
Hobbies & Interests: Reading, going to historical places, watching football, basketball and baseball
Clubs & Organizations: Ukirk (Presbyterian Campus Ministry)
Favorite place to eat: Hibachi Japan
Favorite Movie: “Fried Green Tomatoes”
Favorite website: Amazon
Favorite place on campus: The student lounge in Rivers
Favorite hangout: My house, everyone always ends up just hanging out here
Favorite class: Kinesiology 1000
Favorite TV show: “Criminal Minds”
Favorite band/musician: Pretty much anyone who sings country
Professor who influenced you the most: Susannah Berry
The one thing you cannot live without: My family
Dream Job: Preschool teacher
Role model: My mom
Your words to live by: Don’t worry about tomorrow because tomorrow will have enough worries of its own.