Name: Elijah Clift
High school: Lafayette High School
Expected graduation date: Spring 2019
Why did you choose Dalton State? Dalton State offered me an opportunity to receive a quality education at an affordable rate, and it offered me a chance to stay close to my family.
What does it mean to you to be part of the Roadrunner Nation? To me, being a part of the Roadrunner Nation means being a part of a community that puts others before themselves and is willing to give help or aid to anybody that needs it.
What do you plan to do after graduation? Hopefully, join the film business.
Who is/was your favorite professor and why? Dr. Sarah Min: She is one of the kindest and wisest professors on campus, and it is a true honor that I have had her three times in my college career.
What are some of your biggest achievements or accomplishments at Dalton State? Maintaining a 3.5 or higher GPA for my entire college career and winning an academic award in communication as a sophomore.
Where is your favorite study spot? The upstairs section of the library.
Where is your favorite hangout? The cafeteria area of the student center.
What is the last book you read? Stephen King’s “IT”
Favorite comfort food? Cheeseburger
If you had a theme song, what would it be? “Burning Heart” by Survivor
Favorite line from a movie? “Go ahead, make my day.” – Clint Eastwood from Sudden Impact
What do you feel most proud of? My growth as a student.
What cheers you up? Spending time with my family.
Who is your hero? My Dad
What is your favorite childhood memory? The day my brother and sister were born.
If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet? Abraham Lincoln
Where is your favorite place to eat? Burger King
As a Roadrunner, what does it mean to Run Boldly? To Run Boldly means to pursue your dreams even if the dreams may seem too big or too strange. It means to chase them no matter who or what gets in your way and to chase them with everything you have got and never look back.