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: Business Administration

Hometown: Woodstock, Va.

Question: Why did you choose Garrett College?
Answer: I talked to Coach Hallenbeck on the phone and decided to transfer here to better myself in and out of the classroom. Being here has already help me become a better student and keep up with my work and bettering myself on the baseball diamond.

Question: How is your semester going so far?
Answer: My semester is going good so far. I’ve met a lot of new people and everyone has been very helpful.

Question: What activities are you involved with on campus? How has this added to your college experience?
Answer: I came to GC to play baseball for the Garrett Lakers. This is my first collegiate start for baseball. Being involved with baseball has helped me with school and having people I can always ask for help. I’ve become a better person and more productive.

Question: How have Garrett College support services, faculty or staff supported you?
Answer: Everyone is always so friendly and helpful – ask if you need something and they will be sure to help you!

Question: What are your plans after GC?
Answer: I plan to continue my academic and baseball career and hopefully play for a Division I school.

Garrett College Students and Alumni Share Their Stories