Student Senate Spotlights – Madison McConnell

Meet the person behind the position! Student Senate Spotlight is a fun way for us to showcase our members of Senate and for you to get to know them a little better! As we get closer to the end of the semester, I will begin posting two spotlights per week. This week in the Spotlight:

Madison McConnell – Ex-Officio (Public Relations Liaison)

Year In School: Senior

Major:  Public Relations with a concentration in Leadership Education and Development

Hometown: Duluth, MN

Campus Involvement: PRSSA, Student Leadership Advisory Panel, Blue Crew Dance Club

What made you join Student Senate? “It was something I had thought about for four years and never let myself actually do for one reason or another, and then when I got the application for this position I kind of said, it’s senior year, my last chance to do this so why not! ”

Hobbies/Interests: “Today, my hobbies include reading biographies of the great rockers, planning trips that I do not have the funds to take, pretending graduation isn’t imminent and lots and lots of procrastination. But they’ll be different tomorrow :)”

Favorite Book(s): A Separate Peace by John Knowles

Favorite Movie(s): The Princess Bride

Favorite TV Show(s): Gilmore Girls

Advice for Underclassmen: “Never be afraid to try something new, to be uncomfortable because chances are whatever it is will be an incredibly rewarding experience once you dive in. ”

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