New Student Mentor Staff 2017

Moriah-Austin

Moriah Austin - Springs Sparks

She is a sophomore Biology and Spanish major from Columbia, SC. Her best advice to new students is to, “get involved- don’t’ be afraid to find yourself and your place.” She went on the BOOT: Blue Hose Outdoor Orientation Trip as a freshman. Her favorite thing about PC is the rigorous academics which are hard but she says, “it’s amazing how awesome our professors are when you need help.”

Blake-Berry

Blake Berry - Georgia Peaches

He is a junior biochemistry major from Union, SC who played football and soccer in high school. His best advice for new students is, “let the college experience change you.” His favorite thing about PC is the beautiful campus and the helpful professors.

Cassandra-Drezek

Cassandra Drezek - Main Sign Maniacs

She is a junior early childhood education major from Irmo, SC. Her best advice for new students is that “within all the mumble and jumble of freshmen year, don’t forget who you are and what you want out of your college experience.” Her favorite thing about PC is the small classes and the interactive professors. A random fact about Cassandra is that her last name is Polish and means “The Moose.”

Brianna-Estes

Brianna Estes - Neville Ninjas

She is a junior history major and religion minor from Woodruff, SC. She is a cheerleader at PC. Her best advice for new students is to “come into college with an open mind and enjoy your entire experience.” Her favorite thing about PC is “the feeling of having an entire family away from home.” A random fact about Bri is that she has hung a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers.

Lance-Harvey

Lance Harvey - Clinton Conquerors

He is a junior political science major from Locust Grove, GA. His best advice for new students is to “get involved, study hard, and take opportunities.” His favorite thing about PC is the student-teacher relationship. “The ease and accessibility of office hours shows just how much professors care.” A random fact about Lance is that he has a twin sister named Brittany.

Julia-Hatcher

Julia Hatcher - Pondo Pandas

She is a sophomore chemistry major from Augusta, GA who plays soccer at PC. Her best advice for new students is, “don’t wait for the night before to do something because you’ll end up staying up the whole night doing it.” Her favorite thing about PC is “the community of family and the relationships you’re able to build here.” A random fact about Julia is that she has traveled to China 6 times.

Tamia-Hayes

Tamia Hayes - Jacobs Jaguars

She is a senior psychology major from Columbia, SC. Her best advice for new students is to “get your sleep y’all.” Her favorite thing about PC is knowing someone everywhere you go. A random fact about Tamia is that she has played the viola for almost 10 years.

Alexis-Holloman

Alexis Holloman - HP Hot Shots

She is a senior biology major with an emphasis in pharmacy from Florence, SC. Her best advice for new students is, “even if you think you have your whole life figured out, college will teach you more than you’ll ever know.” Her favorite thing about PC is “being able to have independence and feel safe while doing so.” A random fact about Alexis is that she can recite almost every word to the movie “Roll Bounce.”

Julia-Law

Julia Law - Smith Sparks

She is a senior psychology and political science major from Sumter, SC. Her best advice for new students is “Always ask questions–it’s better to be in the know than to be in the wrong.” Her favorite thing about PC is the “commitment of PC to represent our motto, Dum Vivimus Servimus, on and off the campus because having the will to serve others is so important. At PC I am surrounded by others who are very passionate and so inspiring!” A random fact about Julia is that she is obsessed with snow globes. “I love everything about them!”

Kendall-McDill

Kendall McDill - Richardson Royals

She is a senior biochemistry major from Asheville, NC. She is also the 2017 Orientation Assistant. Her best advice for new students is, “the easiest way to make friends is to say hello. Don’t be afraid to start a conversation.” Her favorite thing about PC is the community. “Whether it is professors, staff, or other students, our community is caring towards each other.” A random fact about Kendall is that sharks are her favorite animal and she “was able to swim with them in the Galapagos.”

Zoe-Montague

Zoe Montague - Campo Cowboys

She is a sophomore accounting and political science major from Davidson, NC who is a part of the basketball team at PC. Her best advice for new students is “get involved; join activities that you didn’t do in high school.” Her favorite thing about PC is the community. “Everyone wants to be here and it shows.” A random fact about Zoe is that she can solve a Rubik’s Cube.

Will-Overton

Will Overton - Templeton Titans

He is a senior business administration major with a concentration in management from Lexington, SC. His best advice for new students is to “find organizations and activities you feel led to be a part of and pursue them.” His favorite thing about PC is that “there is a wonderful sense of community. Everyone knows everyone.” A random fact about Will is that he traveled to Galapagos, Ecuador with the biology department over Spring Break 2017.

Jordan-Streett

Jordan Streett - Harper Heroes

She is a junior English major from Chapin, SC. Her best advice for new students is to “try as many new things as possible- it’s a great way to make friends!” Her favorite thing about PC is the friends she’s made her. “I can tell they’ll be with me for a long time.” A random fact about Jordan is that she once broke her arm tripping over a flip-flop.

Blaine-Willard

Blaine Willard - Barron Blue Gills

He is a junior accounting major from Mooresville, NC. His best advice for new students is to “know yourself before jumping into everything PC has to offer.” His favorite thing about PC is the “sense of community and lifelong friends made.” A random fact about Blaine is that he is a master scuba diver.

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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