Hometown: Crystal Lake, Illinois
Major: Middle/Secondary Education with a Math concentration, Diverse Learners minor, and Teachers of English Language Learners licensure

Q: What’s your favorite thing about being a student at Butler?

A: I absolutely love the professors and their endless passion. They care so deeply about us as students and as people, and I really feel like they make an effort to support us and be a resource for us.

Q: What’s the best part about being an Education major at Butler?

A: We get into schools so early on! It helps us get a feel for the program and decide whether education is truly something we want to do. I’ve been able to observe and work with students at several Indianapolis Public Schools, including IPS/Butler Laboratory School 60, Shortridge High School, and the Newcomer Program at Northwest Middle School. There have been so many opportunities so far, and I’ve gotten to work with so many incredible educators and students. I’m excited to help the next generation of students thrive.

Q: What’s your favorite spot on campus?

A: South Campus, the home of the College of Education, is one of my favorite spots. It’s very conducive to learning and collaboration. Café South is a hidden gem, too. The food is delicious and it’s a great place to study and meet with friends for group projects.

Q: What advice would you give to a prospective student considering Butler?

A: It feels like almost everyone at Butler—whether it’s faculty, staff, or students—are there to support you, answer your questions, and connect you to others. As you consider Butler, know that you can reach out to these incredible people during your time here, and it’ll make your college experience all the more valuable and memorable.