Featured Student of the Week – Kelli Traffas

TraffasName: Kelli Traffas

 Major: Economics-Business/Accounting

 Hometown: Medicine Lodge, KS

 Nominated by: Janice Esses

Involvements at Bethany: Swede Softball Team, Peer Ministry, Business Club, Bethany Ambassadors

Why did you choose Bethany College?  The great atmosphere and successful softball team.

What has been your favorite memory from Bethany? I have many great memories, but the relationships that I have made with all of the great people are what will stick with me.

What are your plans for the future?  I plan on working for a CPA firm, obtaining my masters, sitting for the CPA exam, and eventually buying or starting my own CPA firm.

What drives you as a student?  I have always been competitive and this competitive nature drives me in the classroom and on the softball field.

Who or what inspires you? My sister is my biggest inspiration. Growing up together, I have always looked up to her and she has always been an amazing role model.

Do you have any pets? Puggle named Lucy.

What’s a talent you possess? I can make some pretty awesome white-girl guacamole.

What’s something very few people know about you? I played softball in the Czech Republic

What’s your best advice? At the end of the day, people won’t remember anything about you besides how you made them feel.

What’s your desktop picture? My little sisters and I after a softball game.

Favorite Food? Brickhouse club wrap

Favorite drink? Diet Mt. Dew

Favorite Restaurant?  Daimaru

Favorite Book? Anything by Nickolas Sparks

Favorite Movie? A League of Their Own

Favorite Band? Luke Bryan

Favorite Holiday? Fourth of July

Favorite pro team? St. Louis Cardinals

 Morning or Night? Night

Favorite Quote? There is no crying in baseball!

Eat out or cook? Cook

Rap or Rock? Country

Sing or Dance?  Neither