Senior Alyssa Riley, a Sports Medicine major from Santa Clara, Calif., reflects on her experience on campus and abroad in Florence, Italy. Riley said she hopes to be a registered nurse in the future.
Senior Julia Campbell, an Art History major with a Digital Humanities minor, shares her experience working at the Weisman Museum of Art on campus and reflects on her experience abroad in Florence, Italy. Campbell is excited to take a gap year next year to travel before pursuing a graduate degree in Art History or Chicano studies.
Senior Annie Vander Mey, a Nutrition Science major who loves playing the clarinet, said her major and music are important parts of her life. Vander Mey talks passionately about her Pepperdine experiences and looks forward to being a registered dietitian in the future.
Senior Jade Armstrong looks back on how her four years at Pepperdine fostered a spirit of adventure within her and gave her the confidence to go after her goals. She talks about her time traveling the world and the reason why she wants to become a lawyer and politician.
Senior Kimberly Brooking takes a spiritual reflection of her four years at Pepperdine University as graduation approaches. She talks about her decision to attend Pepperdine, her greatest memories and her study abroad experience.
Bailey Luber, an open-minded International Studies major who loves to travel, shares how Pepperdine’s Buenos Aires, Argentina program impacted her. After graduation, she hopes to teach English in Spain while doing a cultural exchange for a year.
Lily Piekos, an inspiring new artist and director of worship at the Celebration Chapel, released two songs, “night, babe” and “Superbloom.” She hopes to pursue her passions of ministry and music after graduation.
The Senior Spotlight is a weekly series that gives seniors the opportunity to share their accomplishments and advice with the Pepperdine community. Senior Amanda Cooper talks about her involvement at Pepperdine, her experience studying abroad in Laussane, and her plans after graduation.
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Senior Christian Battin reflects on his faith, interest in film and the culinary skills that inspired him to start his own on-campus bakery.