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ResLife Staff Spotlight: Caraway Hall

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The staff at Caraway Hall has been selected as the next group to receive the Office of Residence Life Staff Spotlight.

The Resident Director Appreciation and Recognition committee developed this honor as a way to recognize everyone on the staff for their dedication and hard work.

Additionally, the recognition program allows residents of the hall and the campus community to get to know their leaders.

Here is some information about each member of the staff:

Resident Assistant Lauren Brown is a sophomore nursing major from Fayetteville. Her favorite program this year has been the water balloon fight she hosted to increase her residents’ hand-eye coordination. She likes being an RA so she can help people and get to know her diverse community. She enjoys participating in sports and reading.

Resident Assistant Breezie Kaufman is a sophomore sociology and criminal justice major from Shirley. She enjoys working with her fellow RAs and hosting and attending programs, such as the PJ Dance. She enjoys reading, riding horses, riding four wheelers, spending time with friends and enjoying life. Kaufman became an RA to gain people skills, and since becoming one she has found there are more people she can count on.

Resident Assistant Candace Snow is a senior art education major from Everton. She became an RA to get more social skills, and her favorite part about it is meeting a variety of people. She hosted a program this year for her residents to learn how to make Oreo balls. Her favorite quote is “If you go through life only looking up, you will trip over your own feet.”

Resident Assistant Laura Holmes is a senior rehabilitation science major from Judsonia. She chose Arkansas Tech for the choral program, and became an RA to help students adjust to college life and help them succeed. Her favorite candy is Mike and Ikes, and she enjoys singing, reading, and playing with children. Her favorite aspect of being an RA is getting to know each girl on a personal level.

Resident Director Melanie Skocy is a second year graduate student in the college student personnel program. She has a degree in English from the University of Northern Illinois. Her favorite class has been legal issues in higher education taught by Thomas Pennington. Her favorite experience as an RD has been the RD training retreat. Her favorite color is green and her favorite TV show is How I Met Your Mother. Her favorite quote is from Einstein, “A person starts to live where he can live outside himself.”

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