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Olivia Girdwood

BC3 Student Ambassador Olivia Girdwood Hometown: Portersville

Area of Study: Nursing

Why Did You Choose BC3: Close to home, cheap, volleyball, scholars program

My favorite part of BC3 is: The scenery and squirrels.

Advice to prospective students: Even if you want to go to a four year university, start here. You can save money and then transfer to the four year and still get the college life living on campus.

Activities/Involvement on Campus: PTK, Scholars Program, Government, Nursing Club, The Cube, Tutoring.

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like... Walking through the woods with my boyfriend and family, maybe some fishing, and relaxation.

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find... Prayed for You, Big Big Plans, Something Tonight, Cotton Eyed Joe, Can't Hide Red, Look What God Gave Her.

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Paige Johns

BC3 Student Ambassador Paige Johns Hometown: Worthington

Area of Study: Business

Why Did You Choose BC3? Local and affordable

My favorite part of BC3 is: The community, everyone is friendly and genuinely want to help, also the squirrels.

Advice to prospective students: Join clubs and go to events. You can meet some of your best friends just by saying "Hi."

Activities/Involvement on Campus: Writer's club president, Facets student editor, leadership council, student ambassador, art club,

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like…Waffles and coffee then driving till I find somewhere to hike.

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find... The Lumineers-Angela, Any song by Fleetwood Mac, and the entire Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack.

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Kassandra Smith

BC3 Student Ambassador Kassandra Smith Hometown: Butler

Area of Study: Nursing

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

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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Barbara Rugh

BC3 Student Ambassador Barbara Rugh Hometown Butler

Area of Study: Social Work

Why Did You Choose BC3? I chose Bc3 because I did not know what I want to do. It close to home and cheaper than a 4 year school.

My favorite part of BC3 is: the campus because it is beautiful year around and something for you do.

Advice to prospective students: Take your time to decide what you want to do because no one gets it right the first time around. Visit with your advisor and get know others on campus.

Activities/Involvement on Campus: I am involved in Phi Theta Kappa, Social Awareness Club, Pioneer Players, and Student Ambassador. I am also a work study in the KEYS office.

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like… It would look like a day of relaxing and hanging out with friends.

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find... a mixture of different Artists.

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Kaitlyn Fleeger

BC3 Student Ambassador Kaitlyn Fleeger Hometown Chicora

Area of Study: Nursing

Why Did You Choose BC3? great nursing program, close to home, small classes, less expensive than a 4 year college, beautiful campus.

My favorite part of BC3 is: the study rooms in the library.

Advice to prospective students: take advantage of BC3s programs and classes before transferring to a 4 year institute, the less debt you owe the better.

Activities/Involvement on Campus: PTK Co-Secretary, Nursing Club, Student Ambassador.

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like… relaxing outside on a swing watching the leaves fall with friends.

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find: a lot of country music.

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Laura Gutauskas

BC3 Student Ambassador Laura Gutauskas Hometown Slippery Rock

Area of Study: Secondary Education

Why Did You Choose BC3? It is so much cheaper than other universities and when you aren't entirely sure of your major at first this is the best choice to make.

My favorite part of BC3 is: I love the social events that BC3 offers all throughout the semester. They're a great way to chill out and socialize.

Advice to prospective students: Take full advantage of the resources provided to you that are essentially free as students. This includes tutoring, access to a plethora of books and databases, cheaper Spotify premium, free Microsoft Office, and plenty of other supplements across campus.

Activities/Involvement on Campus: Being a part of the tech crew for the Pioneer Players (theatre); I tutor and am a Presidential Scholar, Student Ambassador, and a part of the Student Conduct Hearing Board.

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like… A perfect Sunday for me would be one where I have no homework due the next day and being able to get a good night's sleep.

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find... Fleetwood Mac, Supertramp, Eagles, The Beach Boys, ABBA, ELO.

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Zach Zawrotuk

Hometown Butler

Area of Study: Computer Science.

Why Did You Choose BC3? BC3 is close to home, offers a quality education, is reasonably priced, and has a great community feel.

My favorite part of BC3 is: Being a Student Ambassador!

Advice to prospective students: Always try your best.

Activities/Involvement on Campus: In addition to being a Student Ambassador, I am a member of Phi Theta Kappa. I also study-a lot!

If I could plan a perfect Sunday, it would look like… Spending time with my family and friends.

If you looked at the songs that were on repeat on my playlist you would find... :) I keep too busy to make a playlist.

Olivia Girdwood

BC3 Student Ambassador Olivia Girdwood

Hometown:
Portersville

Area of Study:
Nursing

Why Did You Choose BC3:
Close to home, cheap, volleyball, scholars program.

My favorite part of BC3 is:
The scenery and squirrels.

Advice to prospective students:
Even if you want to go to a four year university, start here. You can save money and then transfer to the four year and still get the college life living on campus.

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Paige Johns

BC3 Student Ambassador Paige Johns

Hometown:
Worthington

Area of Study:
Business

Why Did You Choose BC3:
Local and affordable.

My favorite part of BC3 is:
The community, everyone is friendly and genuinely want to help, also the squirrels.

Advice to prospective students:
Join clubs and go to events. You can meet some of your best friends just by saying "Hi."

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Kassandra Smith

BC3 Student Ambassador Kassandra Smith

Hometown:
Butler

Area of Study:
Nursing

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.

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!

Read more

Barbara Rugh

BC3 Student Ambassador Barbara Rugh

Hometown:
Butler

Area of Study:
Social Work

Why Did You Choose BC3:
I chose Bc3 because I did not know what I want to do. It close to home and cheaper than a 4 year school.

My favorite part of BC3 is:
the campus because it is beautiful year around and something for you do.

Advice to prospective students:
Take your time to decide what you want to do because no one gets it right the first time around. Visit with your advisor and get know others on campus.

Read more

Kaitlyn Fleeger

BC3 Student Ambassador Kaitlyn Fleeger

Hometown:
Chicora

Area of Study:
Nursing

Why Did You Choose BC3:
Great nursing program, close to home, small classes, less expensive than a 4 year college, beautiful campus.

My favorite part of BC3 is:
The study rooms in the library.

Advice to prospective students:
Take advantage of BC3s programs and classes before transferring to a 4 year institute, the less debt you owe the better.

Read more

Laura Gutauskas

BC3 Student Ambassador Laura Gutauskas

Hometown:
Slippery Rock

Area of Study:
Secondary Education

Why Did You Choose BC3:
It is so much cheaper than other universities and when you aren't entirely sure of your major at first this is the best choice to make.

My favorite part of BC3 is:
I love the social events that BC3 offers all throughout the semester. They're a great way to chill out and socialize.

Advice to prospective students:
Take full advantage of the resources provided to you that are essentially free as students. This includes tutoring, access to a plethora of books and databases, cheaper Spotify premium, free Microsoft Office, and plenty of other supplements across campus.

Read more

Zach Zawrotuk

Hometown:
Butler

Area of Study:
Computer Science

Why Did You Choose BC3:
BC3 is close to home, offers a quality education, is reasonably priced, and has a great community feel.

My favorite part of BC3 is:
Being a Student Ambassador!

Advice to prospective students:
Always try your best.

Read more