Spotlight Aja Stanton
Name: Aja Rhiannon Stanton
High school: Adairsville High School
Major: Social Work
Expected graduation date: May 2019
Why did you choose Dalton State? I chose Dalton State because it is affordable, it was the perfect distance away from my parents, and I had never been to Dalton so I wanted to start this new chapter of my life in a new place.
What do you plan to do after graduation? I plan to move to Europe and work with foster children.
What activities are you involved in on campus? I am in Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority, the Orientation Team, and the campus SGA Board.
What are some of your favorite activities in and around Dalton? A few include attending basketball games, college nights downtown, and CAB Activities.
What are some of your biggest achievements or accomplishments at Dalton State? Being elected onto the 2016-2017 SGA Board is definitely an accomplishment in my mind.
Who is/was your favorite professor and why? My speech teacher, Nick Carty, is great because he made every class feel like I was with family.
Favorite comfort food? Definitely walnut brownies!
What is your guilty pleasure? Binge watching “Friends,” “How I Met Your Mother,” and any LifeTime Movie Network movie.
If you won the lottery, what would you do? Help my grandparents with their medical bills, help my parents with their house bills, and pay my sister’s college tuition so that she could go to the college of her dreams.
What cheers you up? Being able to hang out and go to events with my friends.
Who is your hero? My dad.
Who would play you in the movie version of your life? Chloe Grace Moretz
What is your favorite app? It is tied between Snapchat and Instagram.
What did you want to be when you were a kid? I have always wanted to be an actress in movies.
If you had a theme song, what would it be? “Pocketful of Sunshine” by Natasha Bedingfield
If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet? I would love to meet Audrey Hepburn or meet a Victorian era lady.
What does it mean to you to be part of the Roadrunner Nation? Becoming a part of the Roadrunner Nation has meant the world to me. I have met so many amazing people that have forever changed my life. I would never trade my Roadrunner experience for anything in this world! I am excited to see what the next few years bring me through our Roadrunner Nation.