Student of the Week – Alyssa Crawford, February 25

Alyssa CrawfordMajor: Social Science Teaching

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