A freshman business finance major from Terre Haute, Samuel Velazquez aims to follow in his brother Andres’ footsteps and become a leader on campus. He’s off to a good start, having earned a Sycamore Leadership Award this spring.
An athletic training major from Effingham, Ill., Lena Grunloh has learned during her time at State “there is no success without failure.” “Lena has excelled in student research, which will be published, and academics (she maintains a 4.0 GPA) while overcoming substantial obstacles,” said Kenneth Games, assistant professor of athletic training.
“Vero is a natural leader, and her tireless efforts to help create an important resource for her fellow students are admirable,” said Meredith Lynn, University Gallery director, of the Lake Station native who is majoring in art.
“Teensy little Sullivan” is how Allexis Mahurin, a biology major describes her hometown.
A freshman from Carmel, Dharshini Manikandan is a biology/pre-med major who, like most of us, tries not to procrastinate.
An athletic training major from Effingham, Ill., Alexandra Spillman is looking forward to graduate school after commencement this spring. “Aly is a natural leader who has led community engagement efforts through our student organization enriching the lives of her classmates and improving the Terre Haute community,” said Kenneth Games, assistant professor of athletic training.
Construction management major Mariah Wright, ’16, has more experience in the field than most graduates.