Spotlight Adrian Thompson
Name: Adrian Thompson
High school: Southeast Whitfield
Major: Associate in music, bachelor’s in history with a minor in English
Expected graduation date: Spring 2021
Why did you choose Dalton State? Because of the quality of education at the price
What does it mean to you to be part of the Roadrunner Nation? It means I get to be a member of a great, supportive and diverse community.
What do you plan to do after graduation? I plan to travel and continue my education through a graduate school program.
Who is/was your favorite professor and why? It is very difficult to choose between all of the wonderful professors in the History Department but I would have to say Dr. Stanley. He is very enthusiastic about what he teaches, he asks thought provoking questions that really engage you in the conversation, and he is the professor in charge of the Herodotus Society.
What activities are you involved in on campus? I am a tutor, and I am on the leadership team for the tutoring department. I am also very active in the music and theatre departments.
What are some of your favorite activities in and around Dalton? I love to get lunch at the Buckin Burrito and catch the latest play production at Dalton Little Theatre.
Where is your favorite study spot? My favorite study spot is the second floor of the library in front of the window sitting in a comfy rocking chair.
What is the last book you read? Inferno by Dan Brown
If you had a theme song, what would it be? Antonio Vivaldi: Cantate “Cessate, omai cessate”
Favorite line from a movie? “Power is when we have every justification to kill and we don’t”- Oskar Schindler, Schindler’s List
What is a skill you’d like to learn and why? Teleportation so I can save money on travel costs.
What cheers you up? Being in the company of my favorite people
What is your favorite book? The Phantom of the Opera
Who would play you in the movie version of your life? Me.
If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet? King Louis XIV
Where is your favorite place to eat? Provino’s
What did you want to be when you were a kid? A veterinarian
As a Roadrunner, what does it mean to Run Boldly? It means I should fearlessly run after what I want and help those I meet along the way.