Student Spotlights - Garrett College
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Your Journey Begins Here

Our Students and Alumni Pursue Incredible Journeys

All of our students have a unique story to tell. Many start out at Garrett College with plans to transfer to a four-year college or university. A large percentage of our students are the first in their family to attend college. Others seek to advance their career by learning a new skill.

These stories represent journeys of overcoming personal challenges, defining and achieving success, and discovering true passions.

Our Students

Major: Paramedic Studies

Hometown: Washington, DC

Question: Why did you choose Garrett College?
Answer: I chose to attend Garrett College for basketball purposes, so I could play for the Garrett Lakers.

Question: What activities are you involved with on campus? How has this added to your college experience?
Answer: I am involved with basketball and the Student Government Association (SGA) at Garrett College.

Question: How has attending GC worked to your advantage?
Answer: Absolutely. Coming to Garrett is everything I thought it would be. It’s also nice to be seeing things start to return to normal with COVID.

Question: How have Garrett College support services, faculty or staff supported you?
Answer: Garrett College support services, staff, and faculty have supported me in a positive way. They have been a great help and I am highly grateful for them.

Question: What advice do you have for new students?
Answer: Keep your head down and strive to be great. If you need help ask for it and be the best you can be..

Question: What are your plans after GC?
Answer: I plan to attend a four-year college after my time at GC.

Garrett College Students and Alumni Share Their Stories