Heartpal Candidates for 2015

Heartpal Candidates for 2015

It’s that time of year again. The time to take your time to deliberate and vote on who you think personifies the title of “Heart Pal Queen.” Whatever you do, whoever you vote for, do it with a kind heart and an open mind.

So, are you guys and gals ready to meet the girls of this year’s Heart Pal court? Even if you aren’t, here they are:

Candidates are listed in Alphabetical Order.

Lindsey Fudge


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Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Hobbies: listening to music, singing at the TOP OF HER LUNGS in her car, feeding giraffes, “and I like to eat eat EAT apples and bananas.”

Major: Psychology

Favorite Food: Grilled Cheese

Childhood Dream: When she was just a baby, little fudgy wanted to be a professional drummer or a Spice Girl. Even though she has not achieved this dream yet, she said that it is still being worked on.

Hidden Talents: Talking with her mouth closed

Biggest Fear: The extinction of ice cream.

Favorite Phrase: “There’s no need to go looking for the light if you bring it with you.” – Tyler Knott Gregson

Favorite Dessert: “Fudge, duh!”

Favorite Color: Yellow (Mustard Yellow)

Favorite Drink: Coffee

Favorite Flower: Tulips

First IM screen name/email address: kittyluver34

What would you do if you won? Appreciate it greatly and live life like before, and maybe go to Disneyland.

Amy Lauver

Processed with VSCOcam with t1 presetHometown: Nomadic: her family moved around a lot growing up. She was born in Great Falls, Montana. Her family is stationed in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

Hobbies: Painting and drawing when she has the time, which is never, googling things she doesn’t know, mainly about science, celebrities, random tidbits and factoids, and learning history.

Major: Science Education.

Favorite Food: Pre-Vegetarian: Steak. Post Vegetarian: Eggplant, but her all-time favorite has always been and always will be cookies.

Childhood Dream: Dentist and Astronaut. She wanted to be a dentist because of the elf of the Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer stop motion special; she also wanted to be a misfit toy. The thing she wanted to be the most when she was a child was to be a secret agent, living on the thrill of espionage.

Hidden Talents: Piano artist, knows sign language and is a good French horn player.

Biggest Fear: After much deliberation, she said that her biggest fear would be not living her life to the fullest.

Favorite Phrase: “Why would anyone eat anything but breakfast food?” –Leslie Knope

Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake

Favorite Color: Yellow is her all-time favorite. Right now she is into Burgundy.

Favorite Drink: Water

Favorite Flower: Babies Breath

First IM screen name/email address: amybeth_94

What would you do if you won? “Um…”

Mandie Oliver

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Hometown: Aurora, Colorado

Hobbies: Spending time in nature, reading books and playing music.

Major: Nursing with a Minor in Music.

Favorite Food: Pre-Vegetarian: Meatloaf. Post-Vegetarian: Mushrooms

Childhood Dream: Interior Designer, desperately wanted to be on Wipeout

Hidden Talents: Skilled in the ways of the Irish Step dance, also used to be a ballerina. She most notably has the ability to plug her nose with her upper lip while swimming. A feat that has saved her life many times (May not be true, but that would be nice).

Biggest Fear: Moths, loose hair and wearing a red dress in front of a large crowd of SNU students.

Favorite Phrase: “Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” –Kurt Vonnegut

Favorite Desert: Huckleberry Cobbler

Favorite Color: She struggles to define favorites usually, but she said right now her favorite color is Forest Green.

Favorite Drink: Water on most days, but occasionally partakes in the BLOOD OF HER ENEMIES.

Favorite Flower: Indian Wildflower

First IM screen name/email address: mandiepandiebear94

What would you do if you won? When this question was presented, she sarcastically replied, “I’ll have a speech prepared.”

Danielle Rouse

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Hometown: Olathe, Kansas

Hobbies: Crafting, reading and being in the great outdoors

Major: Human Relations

Favorite Food: Sushi

Childhood Dream: Haircutter, Barber

Hidden Talent: Piano Magnifico

Biggest Fear: Failing God

Favorite Phrase: John 11:35, “Jesus wept.”

Favorite Desert: Donuts

Favorite Color: Orange

Favorite Drink: Lemonade

Favorite Flower: Daisies

Favorite Season: Fall

First IM screen name/email address: soccergirl9527

What would you do if you won? Smile

Alexa Srader

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Hometown: Nacogdoches, Texas

Hobbies: Painting, singing, photography, Netflix and the great outdoors.

Major: Human Relations

Favorite Food: The Ever Versatile Rice

Childhood Dream: To be a Teacher, or a Scuba Diver

Hidden Talent: Burping in different patterns.

Biggest Fear: Disappointing her family.

Favorite Phrase: “Oops, I did it again.” –Britney Spears

Favorite Desert: Brownies, or a good Angel Food Cake

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Drink: Sprite + Pineapple + Raspberry + Mango or just a plain Root Beer.

Favorite Flower: Wild roadside flowers and Sunflowers

Favorite Season: Fall

First IM screen name/email address: joymaker12

What would you do if you won? Laugh, A LOT.

Interviews by Danny Smith

[author image=”http://echo.snu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/IMG_6205.jpg” ] Danny Smith, Staff Contributor
 Danny was born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana and has a major in Elementary Education and a minor in Multi-Cultural Studies. He enjoys sleeping, trying new foods, listening to his records, and most importantly, taking naps. He hopes to one day teach elementary school children over seas.[/author]