Name: Allika Jessica Peeler-Bagley
High school: Ringgold High School
Expected graduation date: Fall 2020
Why did you choose Dalton State? I chose Dalton State because it was close to home, affordable, and still offered countless opportunities to grow.
What does it mean to you to be part of the Roadrunner Nation? Being a part of the Roadrunner Nation means being a part of a family in your own unique, individual way. You are always welcome no matter what you bring to the table.
Who is/was your favorite professor and why? Dr. Price is my favorite professor. I have taken many of her health and wellness courses for my minor, and each one challenged me to think differently. They pushed me to grow both inside and out of the classroom.
What are some of your biggest achievements or accomplishments at Dalton State? Some of my biggest achievements or accomplishments at Dalton State have been my leadership opportunities. As a founder for the Epsilon Upsilon Chapter of the Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority at Dalton State, I have served as the first vice president of organization development and the second chapter president. I am currently serving my second term as chapter president.
What are some of your favorite activities in and around Dalton? Some of my favorite activities in and around Dalton are bowling and skating.
Where is your favorite study spot? My favorite study spot is Panera. It’s the perfect place to grab food and get a lot of homework done.
What is your best memory so far as part of the Roadrunner Nation? My best memory so far as a part of the Roadrunner Nation was being a part of the Homecoming 2019 experience. Being on court was an opportunity I never thought I’d have, and being crowned as Princess was a complete honor.
What’s on your iPad? Too many pictures of my dogs
Favorite comfort food? Strawberry frosted doughnuts
If you had a theme song, what would it be? “Good as Hell” by Lizzo
What is your guilty pleasure? Napping and Netflix
What do you feel most proud of? The self-love I have developed over the last two years
What cheers you up? My two precious dogs
What is your favorite book? Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
Who is your hero? My mom
What is your favorite app? Pinterest
Where is your favorite place to eat? Waffle House
As a Roadrunner, what does it mean to Run Boldly? As a Roadrunner, Run Boldly means to be your authentic self in all that you do. Whatever makes you happy, whatever you have a passion for, and whatever you take on you do it with all that you are and all that you got.