Spotlight Jonathan Wright
Name: Jonathan Wright
High school: Cordova
Expected graduation date: Spring 2019
Why did you choose Dalton State? Affordability and location
What does it mean to you to be part of the Roadrunner Nation? It means to have pride in the place you have chosen to further your education and social skills.
What do you plan to do after graduation? I plan to work in the marketing department of either a news agency, a sports team, or a film production company.
Who is/was your favorite professor and why? My favorite professor is Jerry Drye. When I arrived in Dalton on a quest to finally go back to school, I was clueless as to how to get the process going. I worked at a restaurant during the summer of 2014 when I met Professor Drye. He sat at my table and quickly noticed my effective way of speaking. After learning that I was trying to restart my education, he gladly gave me all the information I needed to enroll in Dalton State. He soon became my advisor, and has continued to give me valuable information for my future.
What are some of your biggest achievements or accomplishments at Dalton State? I was afraid that being out of school for 10 years would prevent me from succeeding at Dalton State. However, I have maintained an overall GPA of 3.93, a fact that has made me proud.
Where is your favorite study spot? The library
Where is your favorite hangout? The gym
What is the last book you read? “Game of Thrones”
Favorite comfort food? Pizza
If you had a theme song, what would it be? “Time to Pretend” by MGMT
Favorite line from a movie? “You must not be afraid to dream a little bigger darling.”- Inception
What do you feel most proud of? My tenacity
What cheers you up? Sunrises
Who is your hero? Christopher Nolan
Who would play you in the movie version of your life? Paul Rudd
If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet? Heath Ledger
Where is your favorite place to eat? Huey’s
As a Roadrunner, what does it mean to Run Boldly? It means to facing your fears while showing the determination to defeat those fears.