SAMbassador: Thania

High school: Angleton High School

Major/minor: Interdisciplinary Studies

Class of: 2019

Hometown: Angleton, TX

Hobbies & interests: I love exploring Houston, finding cool restaurants to eat at, trying different coffee shops around the city, traveling, brunching with friends, baking chocolate chip cookies, and watching 80's movies.

Campus involvement/organizations: Chi Alpha Campus Ministries

Favorite place to eat in Huntsville: Humphreysand Potato Shack! 

Favorite spot on campus: 3rd floor LSC ( I love sitting on the comfy chair with the huge window that overlooks campus)  

Most memorable SHSU experience: Making new friends that will last a lifetime.

Favorite SHSU tradition: Saturday Night SHSU Football Games and Tree Lighting 

Favorite class taken at SHSU: Creativity

Favorite professor: Dr. Jones

One thing you can't leave home without: Cell phone

Why did you choose SHSU?: It has one of the best education program in the state! I had many teachers that came to SHSU and encouraged me to come. I also love the size of campus - it has a "home" feel to it.

One of the ways I show Bearkat pride is by: I talk about SHSU at least once a day. I also have a Sammy the Bearkat stuffed animal that sits on my bed. 

What has surprised you most about yourself since you came to SHSU?: I have been able to time manage classes and friends.

What advice would you give incoming students?: Work hard, play hard! Don't procrastinate and make memories.

One fun/random fact about you: I am a first generation college student.

After I graduate from SHSU, I hope to: Be a teacher in either my home town or Houston, TX. I would also love the opportunity to teach overseas for a year. After a few years of teaching I would like to go back to school for my masters and pursue being a counselor or principal.

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