New Student Mentor Staff 2019

Chase Arrington

Class of 2021
Spartanburg, S.C.
Biology with a concentration in Pharmacy

Chase loves PC because you can truly feel at home here. He thinks new students should “get involved as much as possible because it’s an easy way to meet people.” Orientation is awesome because “it allows you to see a glimpse of life at PC and the people a little more than a tour. It also helps the transition to college a lot.”

Shelby Baker

Class of 2021
Summerville, S.C.
Biology

Shelby is a returning New Student Mentor. Shelby loves PC because it is such a community and everyone is very friendly and welcoming. She thinks that new students should “not be afraid to get involved and try new things.” She loves orientation because it is a fun experience where you learn so many things. A fun fact about Shelby, she collects keychains from around the world.

Jacob Bridges

Class of 2021
Gray Court, S.C.
History, Business, and Psychology

Jacob is a returning New Student Mentor. Jacob’s favorite thing about PC is the sense of belonging and acceptance. He advises new students to, “get involved in as much as you can handle.” A fun fact about Jacob, he raises and sells English Bulldogs.

Noah Burkett

Class of 2022
Central, S.C.
Biology with a concentration in Pharmacy

Noah loves PC because it is a beautiful campus with a family atmosphere. He thinks new students should “step out of their comfort zones and join new clubs, make new friends, and try new things.” He thinks Orientation is a great, fun way to be introduced to PC and other students.

Ndayishimiye 'Florence' Florence

Class of 2022
Dillon, S.C.
Political Science

Florence loves PC because it’s open and small so she can actually know who goes here. She thinks new students should focus on having fun and getting information. Orientation is awesome because “you get to meet new people, get informed about PC and have fun.”

Marciann Greer

Class of 2022
Columbia, S.C.
Biology

Marciann loves PC because everyone is family here and very welcoming. She thinks new students should “come to PC with an open mind and never be afraid to be yourself!” Orientation is awesome because you “get the opportunity to meet people you’ll know for the next four years as well as experience the atmosphere on campus.”

Hallie Keisler

Class of 2022
Batesburg, S.C.
Biology and Spanish

She loves PC because the community is truly uplifting and our campus is gorgeous. She thinks new students should “come with a great attitude and get ready for fun.” Orientation is awesome because “this is where your PC experience starts and you find your best friends.”

Skylar Leopard

Class of 2021
Clinton, S.C.
Early Childhood Education

She loves PC because it is truly the place she feels at home! She thinks new students should “get involved as much as possible and be open-minded in all situations.” Orientation is awesome because you get a feel for the PC family and get to make new friends.

Ryan McCall

Class of 2022
Fountain Inn, S.C.
Psychology 

Ryan loves PC because of the closeness of the community and how you can smile and say “hey” to everyone you pass. He thinks new students should meet as many people as possible and really “put yourself out there.” Orientation is awesome because “it’s a great opportunity to meet and relate with people in the same situation as you.”

Zoe Montague

Class of 2020
Davidson, N.C.
Accounting, Political Science

Zoe is a veteran New Student Mentor. This is her third and final year as a leader within New Student Orientation. Zoe loves PC because it has become her home and her family. She thinks new students should get involved on campus. Orientation is awesome because “it’s a time to meet new friends!”

Cassie Nichols

Class of 2020
Clinton, S.C.
Political Science, Media Studies minor

Cassie is a returning New Student Mentor. Cassie loves “how welcoming and warm the PC campus is.” Her best advice for new students is to “get involved with everything and anything on campus. Be open to new people becoming your friends.” Cassie loves the GDH rice Krispy treats and her dog, Cooper.

Sarah Smith

Class of 2021
Columbia, S.C.
Biology and History

Sarah is this year’s Orientation Assistant. Sarah loves PC because of the small campus and caring faculty. She wants new students to know that they should “come to orientation open-minded, ready to meet new people and be excited about coming to PC in the fall.” Orientation is awesome because you get to meet your classmates for the next four years.

Grace Strawbridge

Class of 2022
Spartanburg, S.C.
Biology and Spanish

Grace loves PC because it has pushed her to step outside of her comfort zone and grow as a person. Graces says new students should get involved with clubs, intramurals, etc. “Orientation is awesome because you officially join the PC family and create lifelong friends and memories.”

Taylor Ward

Class of 2022
Mission Viejo, Ca.
Psychology 

Taylor is a pitcher for the Blue Hose Softball Team. She loves PC because of the family atmosphere! “Being on a campus this size has really pushed me towards making new friends and building long-lasting relationships.” Taylor thinks new students should “really try and come out of their comfort zones because it will help them grow closer to their classmates and other friends during their time at PC!” Orientation is awesome because “it can be used as an opportunity to become familiar with people in your class, students that have already been on campus (us), and the campus itself!!”

Do you have a question about Orientation or other services at Presbyterian College? We’d love to hear from you!

KaleyLindquist

Kaley Lindquist, MS

Assistant Director 
of Career Development
& New Student Orientation

Springs Student Center 206

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Applications due to kelindqui@presby.edu by February 10, 2017

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