Spotlight Morgan Reid
Name: Morgan Reid
High school: Georgia Cyber Academy
Expected graduation date: Fall 2019
Why did you choose Dalton State? I chose Dalton State because of the location, price, and quality of education that it offers. After touring larger colleges, I felt like Dalton State could provide me with a better overall experience through on-campus activities and challenge me in class, due to the smaller class size.
What does it mean to you to be part of the Roadrunner Nation? Being part of the Roadrunner Nation, means that I belong to a past, present, and future student body that is always growing and continuously supporting one another through academic development and personal growth.
What do you plan to do after graduation? After graduating, I plan on attending graduate school to earn my master’s in public health. I will also be moving to wherever my husband is stationed; my husband is in the U.S Army.
What activities are you involved in on campus? I am secretary of the Student Government Association, member of Beta Chi Nu, member of Sigma Tau Delta, and a tutor.
What are some of your biggest achievements or accomplishments at Dalton State? A few of my biggest accomplishments at Dalton State are obtaining my goal of consistently being on the Dean’s List, becoming secretary of SGA, and watching the students I tutor become independent and confident learners. Another big accomplishment for me was being given the opportunity to compile the Dalton State Tutor Training Manual over this past summer.
Where is your favorite study spot? My favorite study spot would be at any of the tables in Peeples or in the library.
What is your best memory so far as part of the Roadrunner Nation? This is a tough question to answer because I have so many! I would have to say the best memory as part of the Roadrunner Nation was being able to attend the National Tutor Conference with my fellow tutors and making lifelong friends with my roommates.
Favorite comfort food? Mac and cheese
Favorite line from a movie? “No more Miss Nice Girl.” -Matilda
What is your guilty pleasure? My guilty pleasure is to binge watching QVC for hours.
What cheers you up? Anything Disney or that has to do with alpacas.
Who is your hero? You know, this is a huge question. My hero is my husband. He inspires me every day because of what he has overcome. He is one of the strongest people I know. No matter what challenges he has faced, he has defeated each one through strength and determination. I think, we can all learn something extraordinary when we face the hardest challenges face on.
What is your favorite childhood memory? Spending time with either one of my grandmothers.
If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet? Leonardo Da Vinci
What is your favorite app? SnapChat
Where is your favorite place to eat? Oakwood
What did you want to be when you were a kid? As a kid, I wanted to be an artist.
As a Roadrunner, what does it mean to Run Boldly? To Run Boldly means that you do not fear failure because from failure you learn the greatest lessons. It means that you strive for progress, not perfection. It means that you are bold enough to put your heart, mind, and soul into even the smallest success.