Hometown: Lindsborg, KS
Nominated by: Gretchen Norland
“Alyssa is an outstanding student and young lady, and is well-deserving of this recognition.”
Involvements at Bethany: Honor’s Program
Plans for Future: I would like to teach social studies at either the middle school or high school level. Eventually I would like to attend graduate school.
Why did you choose to go to Bethany? I chose to attend Bethany because of the small class sizes and to be closer to my family during my dad’s deployment.
What has been your favorite memory from college? Studying abroad at Harlaxton, this past summer has been my favorite memory.
What drives you as a person? Placing my trust and faith in God that He has a plan and purpose for my life.
What is a special talent you possess? I believe I am a strong writer.
What are your hobbies? I enjoy traveling, reading, writing, cooking, and spending time with my friends and family.
What is something very few people know about you? I was a Swedish folk dancer in high school and toured Sweden and Denmark.
Favorite Food: Chicken Scampi
Favorite Place to Eat: Olive Garden
Favorite Beverage: Iced Tea
Favorite TV Show: Downtown Abbey
Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird
Favorite Class: Most of my history classes
Favorite Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life
Favorite Band: The Beatles
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Website: Pinterest
Favorite Actor: Meryl Streep
Favorite Quote: “For I know the plans I have for
you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
Favorite Pro Team: Boston Celtics
Favorite College Team: Kansas Jayhawks
Morning or Night? Morning
Eat out or Cook? Cook
Coke or Pepsi? Pepsi
Steak or Fish? Fish
Rap or Rock? Rock
Country or Pop? Pop
Dance or Sing? Dance
What is your current ring tone? Something standard
What is your current desktop picture? Skyline of Edinburgh