Freshman Learning Community Peer Mentors 2017-2018

Callan
Callan

Class: Junior 
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Pre-Occupational therapy
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
About me: Currently, I take part in Dr. Stegemöller’s motor control research lab where we also dance, box, and sign with people with Parkinson’s Disease. I am involved in the Cultural Ambassadors program, Greek life, Pre-OT Club, and STARS where I give tours of the best campus ever. I’m hoping for a fun year ahead!

Cole
Cole

Class: Senior
Major: Kinesiology and Health, psychology
Option(s): Pre-Physicians assistant
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
About me: I am a tutor for undergraduate Biology courses, in the Pre-Physician Assistant Club, the Baseball club Vice President, all while taking part in this awesome peer mentoring gig! While it may be a Hawkeye state, Ames is Cyclone country, and I hope I can help you enjoy ISU as much as I have!

Emily
Emily

Class: Senior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Pre-Occupational therapy
Hometown: Naperville, Illinois 
About me: After graduation, I’m hoping to get a master’s degree in nursing! Here at Iowa State, I am an undergraduate research assistant, on the executive board for my sorority, and have spent countless hours volunteering for different organizations. I love all things Iowa State and Kinesiology, and I’m so excited to welcome you all to ISU!

 
Evelyne
Evelyne

Class: Senior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Pre-Human medicine
Hometown: Oakville, Ontario, Canada (13 hour drive east of here)
About me: I am on the Cross Country and Track team here at Iowa State. I am the Vice-President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and on the Leadership team of ExerCYse is Medicine Club. I am applying to medical school this year in hopes of becoming a doctor. I am so excited to meet you all and help you transition into college and succeed!

Genny
Genny

Class: Senior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Pre-Physical therapy
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa
About me: At Iowa State, I have been involved in many campus groups; I am the current 2017-2018 President for ExerCYse is Medicine Club, a member the Pre-Physical Therapy Club, and the Kinesiology and Health Club. I am so thrilled to work with you this school year and welcome you to the incredible Cyclone family!

Haley
Haley

Class: Senior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Community and public health 
Hometown: Marion, Iowa
About me: At Iowa State I have been involved in research at the Physical Activity Epidemiology Lab with Dr. Lee and I am a member of the Kinesiology and Health Club and Physical Education Club. I have also volunteered with Thielen Student Health Center and the Special Olympics. I am looking forward to meeting all of you! Welcome to Iowa State!

 
Hope
Hope

Class: Junior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Pre-Physical therapy
Hometown: Long Grove, Iowa (north of the quad cities)
About me: Here at Iowa State I am a member of the Pre-PT Club, Honors Program, George Washington Carver Academy, and I am involved with Dance Marathon. I look forward meeting you all and welcoming you to the Iowa State/ Kinesiology family!

Jenna
Jenna

Class: Junior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Exercise science 
Hometown: Ames, Iowa
About me: I am involved in my sorority as our Vice President of Standards, a connection group leader for the Salt Company, work at Great Plains Sauce and Dough Company, and I am a member of the ExerCYse is Medicine Club here on campus. I am so excited to meet all of you and help you fall in love with kinesiology and Iowa State University just like I did!

Kacie
Kacie

Class: Senior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Physical education
Hometown: Belmond, Iowa
About me: I have been involved in the Lyrica women's choir, ISU Swim & Gym, Destination Iowa State, Students Helping Our Peers (SHOP), an undergraduate Teaching Assistant, an employee of Recreation Services, and the President of the Physical Education Club. I am excited to meet you all and hope to make your transition to Iowa State as smooth as possible!

 
Katie
Katie

Class: Senior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Community and public health 
Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
About me: I have stayed very busy during the school year with class, work, club activities, and leading a small group for my church, but I am really looking forward to working with new students at ISU this year. Can't wait to get to know and help out my fellow Kinesiology students!

Kenan
Kenan

Class: Senior
Major: Athletic training
Option(s): 
Hometown: Small town in southeast Iowa
About me: I will be working with the Iowa State wrestling team this upcoming year. I am a member of the Fellowship of Athletic Trainers, treasurer of the Pre-Physical therapy Club, and a member of Areopagus Student Fellowship. I look forward to getting know many of you and assist in making a smooth transition to college.

Lauren
Lauren

Class: Senior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Exercise science
Hometown: Geneva, Illinois (suburb of Chicago)
About me: During my time at Iowa State I have been involved with the Kinesiology Club, the Greek community, volunteering/community service, and in the fall I plan to become more involved with the Pre-OT club. I look forward to meeting you all in the fall! Welcome to Iowa State, and Go Cyclones!

 
Lexi
Lexi

Class: Sophomore
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Pre-Physician assistant 
Hometown: Andover, Minnesota
About me: I have been involved in the Biological Science Club, Dance Marathon, Student Alumni Leadership Council, Fraternal Values Society, and the Greek Community. I enjoy being outside, going to the gym, boating, and of course watching Netflix. I am super excited to meet you all and help you in your Cyclone journey!

Patrick
Patrick

Class: Senior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Pre-Physical therapy 
Hometown: Spirit Lake, Iowa
About me: Other than working as a Peer Mentor, I do cognitive testing for Dr. Willette in the Human Development and Family Studies department. In my free time, I enjoy running and hiking at state parks, and wake-surfing during the summer. I am looking forward to meeting you, and helping you transition to ISU. Go Clones!

Sydney
Sydney

Class: Junior
Major: Kinesiology and health
Option(s): Pre-Occupational therapy 
Hometown: Edina, Minnesota
About me: Here at Iowa State I am a part of Chi Omega Sorority, Dance Marathon, Pre-Occupational Therapy Club, Fraternal Values Society, and I am a mentor in the Emerging Greek Leadership Council. I'm so excited to be a Kinesiology Peer Mentor and to get to know you all!

 
TJ
TJ

Class: Senior
Major: Athletic training
Option(s): 
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, Illinois
About me: This fall I’ll be working with the Women’s Swim and Dive teams. I am the coach for the Quidditch team on campus and also am a summer intern for the Jacksonville Jaguars and previously the Buffalo Bills. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with friends, playing ukulele, and playing on intramural teams.