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Addison Ritzert

BC3 Student Ambassador Hometown: Chicora, PA

Major: Nursing (RN)

Why did you choose BC3?  BC3 offers the best and most affordable nursing program across the whole state. I always dreamed of going to a 4-year college but after seeing the welcoming, enjoyable, and engaging environment here, I knew this school was meant to be. BC3 really does offer something for everyone!

My favorite part about BC3...is the Logan Cafe! I love getting coffee and snacks with my friends in between classes. 

Advice to prospective students: Just do it! BC3 offers something for everyone and you will definitely appreciate the money you will save by going here. 

As well as being a student ambassador, I am also a member of the Nursing Club.

If I could plan a perfect Sunday...I would have a Jeep Wrangler with the doors and top off, coasting down the road with the music up, during the sunset with my friends. 

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find...A little bit of everything (except the oldies lol)! I love today's hits, country, pop, and the hit 2000s music. 

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Taylar Nackrelli

BC3 Student Ambassador Hometown: Cranberry Twp., PA

Major: Elementary Education (Pre K-4)

Why did you choose BC3? BC3 provides you with a small class learning environment at an affordable cost. I am well prepared to transfer to a 4-year university to finish out my bachelor’s degree in Education. I have been given so many tools to be successful. BC3 has given me the opportunity to branch out and use my voice as well as build friendships that I believe will last a lifetime!

My favorite part of BC3 is...all the connections I have made! I have strong relationships with all my teachers. I also have met a lot of new people and have been able to make friends. I love seeing familiar faces around campus and being able to say "Hi" to everyone in passing!

Advice to prospective students: Get involved! I highly recommend getting involved in the school! Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there. I can truly say I have had so much fun this year being a Student Ambassador. It has been an amazing experience for me! I have gained new skills that I will use in my future job! I am well prepared socially.

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like...Attend church in the morning, hangout with my friends, end the day with dinner and game night with my family.

 If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find...You would find Disney songs on repeat.

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Bailey Beers

BC3 Student Ambassador Hometown: Butler, PA

Major: Engineering

Why did you choose BC3? I chose BC3 for a few important reasons. It is so close to home for me that travel is minimal, the classes are very affordable, and the small class sizes make interacting with the professors easy. They also make transferring a breeze.

My favorite part of BC3 is...Having so many nice places to hang out or study 

Advice to prospective students: Have a system for your notes and organization. It will make it easier to study!

Activities/Involvement on Campus: Student Ambassador

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like...(Depending on the season) chilling out at home with my fur babies and hanging out with good friends. 

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find..."See You in The Future" by Waterparks and "Teardrops by Bring Me" by the Horizon

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Eban Smith

BC3 Student Ambassador Hometown: Butler, PA

Major: Computer Science

Why did you choose BC3? I choose BC3 because it is affordable and close to home.

My favorite part of BC3 is...the way campus looks during the different seasons.

Advice to prospective students: Check your email often. The amount of important information that is sent there can't be understated.

Activities/Involvement on Campus: Student Ambassador, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and I work at the Bookstore.

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like...Wake up at 8 and read and watch movies all day.

 If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find...Lots of Green Day, Coldplay, and other rock songs

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Jessica Sentgeorge

BC3 Student Ambassador Hometown: Butler, PA

Major: English

Why did you choose BC3? I took classes at BC3 in high school and love the campus and staff. When I was hired as a tutor at BC3, I decided I definitely wanted to go to school here. I have loved every second of it!

My favorite part of BC3 is...My friends and the faculty/staff.   Going to BC3 has helped me make a ton of awesome friends!  The tutoring staff are so welcoming and have become my friends as well as my coworkers.  The BC3 English faculty are very supportive and they encourage me about my writing.

Advice to prospective students: Enjoy as much of college as you can!

Activities/Involvement on Campus: I work on campus as a tutor (English, Algebra, and Sociology courses), I am a FACETS literary editor, Student Ambassador, the Secretary and Treasurer of the BC3 Writer's Club, the student Director of the BC3 Succop Theater, and a Phi Theta Kappa member.

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like...My perfect Sunday would be going to Starbucks with my best friend, playing with my two kittens, and my weekly Spa Day (I do this every single Sunday).

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find..."Riverside" by Agnes Obel, "Play with Fire" by Sam Tinnesz, and the entire KISS Hot in the Shade album.

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Olivia Collins

BC3 Student Ambassador Hometown: Butler, PA

Major: Business Administration

Why did you choose BC3? I chose BC3 for many different reasons. The biggest has to be the affordability, the closeness to home, and the incredible opportunities they offer here!

My favorite part of BC3 is...My favorite thing about BC3 is the nice campus, affordability, and the closeness to home! 

Advice to prospective students: The tip I have for prospective students is to get involved! It's the best way to make new connections within the college and develop new friendships. 

Activities/Involvement on campus: Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Student Ambassadors, and the Presidential Scholars Program 

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like...Spending a chill day at home to relax before the week ahead. 

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find...Lots of the Beatles, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, and Fleetwood Mac!

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Ashley Zawrotuk

BC3 Student Ambassador  Ashley Zawrotuk Hometown: Butler, PA

Major: Psychology 

Why did you choose BC3?  BC3 provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. I loved the community atmosphere and everything BC3 has to offer.

My favorite part of BC3 is...the beautiful campus! I love walking on the trail around campus.

Advice to prospective students: Your experience is what you make it. BC3 has a plethora of fun and beneficial activities and programs, so get involved!

Activities/Involvement on Campus: Phi Theta Kappa Officer, Tutor, Center for Economic Education, Student Ambassador

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like...Going to church, curling up with a good book, and spending time with family!

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find... A hodge podge of genres and artists!

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Dylann Yarrington

BC3 Student Ambassador Dylann Yarrington Hometown: Connoquenessing, PA

Major: General Studies

Why did you choose BC3? One of the biggest reasons I chose BC3 was because it was close to home. I also loved that it is an affordable school with high quality education.

My favorite part of BC3 is? Getting out of my comfort zone and making new friends.

Advice to prospective students: Take advantage of all the opportunities and events BC3 has to offer! Putting yourself out there may seem scary, but it is so worth it!

Activities/Involvement on Campus: Phi Theta Kappa and Student Ambassador

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like...laying on a hammock, soaking up the sunshine, and listening to music.

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Kassandra Smith

BC3 Student Ambassador Kassandra Smith Hometown: Butler, PA

Major: Nursing (RN)

Why did you choose BC3? It was close to home when I started, and even now it's not too far of a commute, with a good amount of options in other areas; Armstrong, Cranberry, LindenPointe, Lawrence Crossing, and Brockway

My favorite part of BC3 is..the people. Everyone here is so nice!

Advice to prospective students: Get involved and get familiarized with your resources!

Activities/Involvement on Campus: Student Ambassador

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like… Sleeping in! Having a relaxed day ending it with watching football.

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find... Crime Junkie Podcast .

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Keily Tinoco

BC3 Student Ambassador Keily Tinoco Hometown: Cranberry Twp., PA

Major: General Studies

Why did you choose BC3? I chose BC3 because I wanted to feel an easy transition from high school to college in a small size as a foreign student. BC3 allowed me to learn about American education and their culture while being very involved on campus!

My favorite part of BC3 is? The Succop Theater

Advice to prospective students: When life gets hard...just keep swimming, just keep swimming.

Activities/Involvement on Campus:  PTK Vice-President of Cranberry, Co-President in Community
Involvement Club, Work-Study on the Cranberry Campus.

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like...Staying at home and watching a movie.

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find..."We Don't Talk About Bruno" from Encanto!

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Syndi Smith

BC3 Student Ambassador Syndi Smith Hometown: Cranberry Township

Area of Study: Psychology

Why Did You Choose BC3: To save money on tuition, it's close to home, and the smaller environment has helped me flourish into a more confident student.

My favorite part of BC3 is: Getting to know the students and teachers.

Advice to prospective students: Get involved and never be shy to ask for help if you need it.

Activities/Involvement on Campus: Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society), Student Ambassador, Gay/Straight Alliance

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like... Spending time with my boyfriend outside and then at the end of the day play video games or watch anime.

If you looked at songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find... Ween, Hole, and Talking Heads are a couple of my favorites right now.

Bailey Beers

BC3 Student Ambassador

Hometown:
Butler, PA

Major:
Engineering

Why Did You Choose BC3?
I chose BC3 for a few important reasons. It is so close to home for me that travel is minimal, the classes are very affordable, and the small class sizes make interacting with the professors easy. They also make transferring a breeze.

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Olivia Collins

BC3 Student Ambassador

Hometown:
Butler, PA

Major:
Business Administration

Why Did You Choose BC3?
I chose BC3 for many different reasons. The biggest has to be the affordability, the closeness to home, and the incredible opportunities they offer here!

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Taylar Nackrelli

BC3 Student Ambassador

Hometown:
Cranberry Twp., PA

Major:
Elementary Education (Pre K-4)

Why Did You Choose BC3?
BC3 provides you with small class learning environment at an affordable cost. I am well prepared to transfer to a 4-year university to finish out my bachelor’s degree in Education. I have been given so many tools to be successful. BC3 has given me the opportunity to branch out and use my voice as well as build friendships that I believe will last a lifetime!

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Addison Ritzert

BC3 Student Ambassador

Hometown:
Chicora, PA

Major:
Nursing (RN)

Why Did You Choose BC3?
BC3 offers the best and most affordable nursing program across the whole state. I always dreamed of going to a 4-year college but after seeing the welcoming, enjoyable, and engaging environment here, I knew this school was meant to be. BC3 really does offer something for everyone!

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Jessica Sentgeorge

BC3 Student Ambassador

Hometown:
Butler, PA

Major:
English

Why Did You Choose BC3?
I took classes at BC3 in high school and love the campus and staff. When I was hired as a tutor at BC3, I decided I definitely wanted to go to school here. I have loved every second of it!

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Eban Smith

BC3 Student Ambassador

Hometown:
Butler, PA

Major:
Computer Science

Why Did You Choose BC3?
I chose BC3 because it is affordable and close to home!

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Kassandra Smith

BC3 Student Ambassador Kassandra Smith

Hometown:
Butler, PA

Major:
Nursing (RN)

Why Did You Choose BC3?
It was close to home when I started and even now it's not too far of a commute with a good amount of options in other areas; Armstrong, Cranberry, Linden Pointe, Lawrence Crossing, and Brockway.

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Keily Tinoco

BC3 Student Ambassador Keily Tinoco

Hometown:
Cranberry Twp.,PA

Major:
General Studies

Why Did You Choose BC3?
I chose BC3 because I wanted to feel an easy transition from high school to college in a small size as a foreign student. BC3 allowed me to learn about American education and their culture while being very involved on campus!

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Dylan Yarrington

BC3 Student Ambassador Dylan Yarrington

Hometown:
Connoquenessing, PA

Major:
General Studies

Why Did You Choose BC3?
One of the biggest reasons I chose BC3 was because it was close to home. I also loved that it is an affordable school with high quality education.

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Ashley Zawrotuk

BC3 Student Ambassador Ashley Zawrotuk

Hometown:
Butler, PA

Major:
Psychology

Why Did You Choose BC3?
BC3 provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. I loved the community atmosphere and everything BC3 has to offer.

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