SAMbassador: Carley

High school: Orangefield High School

Major/minor: Health Sciences

Class of: 2018

Hometown: Vinton, LA

Hobbies & interests: I enjoy watching movies, spending time with friends and family, and reading. I also like to craft/paint in my spare time.

Campus involvement/organizations: I am a member of Alpha Chi Omega and Campus Outreach.

Favorite place to eat in Huntsville: Yummy Yummy

Favorite spot on campus: The Mall Area

Most memorable SHSU experience: 2014 Battle of the Piney Woods.

Favorite SHSU tradition: Tree of Light Ceremony.

Favorite class taken at SHSU: American Government.

Favorite professor: Dr. Tripp

One thing you can't leave home without: My sunglasses

Why did you choose SHSU?: I wanted a campus that feels a lot like my hometown, which is small, but also has a feeling of being big.

One of the ways I show Bearkat pride is by: I show my Bearkat pride by going to sporting events, especially football and volleyball games!

What has surprised you most about yourself since you came to SHSU?: Being able to step out of my comfort zone to get involved and meet as a many people as I have!

What advice would you give incoming students?: Get involved! There is no better way to make new, lifelong friends than to join an organization you have an interest in. When I joined Alpha Chi Omega, I opened the door to so many opportunities for myself. There are so many options, so step out of your comfort zone and get involved!

One fun/random fact about you: I have an obsession with sloths. They are my absolute favorite animals!

After I graduate from SHSU, I hope to: Go to dental school for my specialization in orthodontics then begin practice in Louisiana.

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