Each week, we will showcase one of our CAHNRS Ambassadors, a student leadership organization that encourages students to pursue higher education and serves as a liaison between the college and the greater community. This week, we’re featuring Anna Watson, a senior from Lakewood, Wash.
What are you studying?
I’m majoring in Human Development and Family and Consumer Science Education.
Why did you choose WSU?
I chose WSU for the campus environment and small town feel, as well as for my program of interest and the advisor in charge of it.
What is special about being a CAHNRS Coug?
Being a CAHNRS Coug is special because of the close relationships between students and faculty, as well as the opportunities to connect with professionals in the field.
What is your favorite CAHNRS class so far and why?
My favorite class so far is HD 201 because of the required service learning component that led to a job opportunity.
Who is an influential professors that you’ve had, and how did they impact your life?
Debbie Handy (Human Development) connects students to their field and provides opportunities for professional skill development.
What extracurricular activities are you involved in besides ambassadors?
I am the Treasurer of WAFCS Student Unit, work as a barista, and I am a tutor for the athletic department.
What is a fun fact about you?
This summer, I went to the first ever Corgi races at Emerald Downs Racetrack!
What advice would you give an incoming freshman/high school senior to help them adjust to college?
Reach out to new people, and don’t be afraid to seek out help when you need it!
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