Name: Tim Grayson

Age: 19

Hometown: Ringgold

High school: Heritage High School

Major: Respiratory Therapy

Expected graduation date: 2020

Why did you choose Dalton State? It’s close to home

What does it mean to you to be part of the Roadrunner Nation? A community of people who have a shared goal to improve their education.

What do you plan to do after graduation? I plan to pursue a master’s degree in respiratory therapy and then pursue a respiratory care practitioner.

Who is/was your favorite professor and why? Dr. Smitherman, because she truly elevated my interest in the medical field. 

What are some of your biggest achievements or accomplishments at Dalton State? I graduated with an associate of science degree before I graduated high school.

Where is your favorite study spot? Respiratory therapy room

Where is your favorite hangout? The gym

What is the last book you read? Throne of Glass

Favorite comfort food? Mac and cheese

What do you feel most proud of? Winning my championship tennis match for the team.

If you won the lottery, what would you do? Buy a house and help my family financially.

What is a skill you’d like to learn and why? To draw, because I am terrible at art.

What cheers you up? Getting out and doing an active activity.

What is your favorite book? Redeeming Love

Who is your hero? My mother

What is your favorite childhood memory? Staring by my bedroom window on Christmas Eve late at night.

What did you want to be when you were a kid? A pro athlete

As a Roadrunner, what does it mean to Run Boldly? For me personally, it is an investment to my future family and being able to take on anything my future career has to offer.