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.
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.”
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.
Hometown: 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…”
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.”
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
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]