Salon 101 Student Leaders

Alexander BairdAlexander

Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
Majors: Exercise Science
Minors: Psychology, Coaching
Activities:

  • Football
  • Summer Orientation Executive
  • University Admissions Assistant
  • Exercise Science Student Alliance
  • Student Affairs Assistant
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

Take advantage of your campus resources and start out strong with your first semester GPA.

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

The opportunity to be a role a role model!

Carly BerblingerCarlyBerblinger

Hometown: Buhler, Kan.
Majors: Sociology, English (emphasis in creative writing)
Activities:

  • Baker Ambassadors
  • University Admissions Assistant
  • Wildcat Welcome Orientation Executive
  • Watershed 2014 Editor
  • Called to Greatness

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

Take risks and try a lot of different activities and organizations. Freshman year is all about discovering who you are and what you love. Once you find your passion, do it and often!

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

I love meeting new students and developing relationships with them that extend beyond the semester. They have such a fun energy and I enjoy seeing them find their place at BU.

Asher HannonAsherHannon

Hometown: Baldwin City, Kan.
Majors: Health, Physical Education
Activity:

  • Track and Field

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

Pursue your interests and do what you want to do because you are now independent.

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

Being able to tell others about my ups and downs as a college student and possibly influencing them.

Cody HurshCodyHursh

Hometown: Olathe, Kan.
Major: Biology
Minor: Chemistry
Activities:

  • Track and Field
  • Baker Serves
  • Summer Orientation Leader
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

There is no way to get around the stresses of college, but the key is to learn how to manage that stress.

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

The ability to make a difference on a freshman's college experience.

Owen Lewisowen lewis

Hometown: Basehor, Kan.
Majors: Business, Accounting, Concentration in Management
Activities:

  • Student Senate President
  • Student Activities Council
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
  • University Admissions Assistant
  • Orientation Leader
  • parMentors
  • Bronstons Business Honors Program
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Delta MU Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, Order of Omega and Cardinal Key Honor Societies

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

This your time and place to become you; make of yourself what you want.

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

Getting to spend my last semester on campus being a leader, and getting to share my experience with first-year students.

Jesse MathewsJesseMathews

Hometown: Edmond, Okla.
Major: Sociology
Minor: Psychology 
Activities:

  • Football
  • Track and Field
  • Called to Greatness

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

Make it easy on yourself and stay on top of your work!

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

Connecting with students and creating an environment that will help them adjust to college at Baker and maximize their experience.

Ashley PayneAshleyPayne

Hometown: Independence, Mo.
Major: Interdisciplinary: Mass Media, Visual Arts
Activities: 

  • KNBU-TV
  • Dance Team
  • Theatre

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

Make sure that you actually keep good attendance because it is easy to fall behind otherwise.

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

Working with new students and getting to know them and help them adjust to the Baker atmosphere.

Andrew PoindexterAndrewPoindexter

Hometown: Raymore, Mo.
Majors: Business, Finance, Economics
Activities:

  • Soccer
  • University Admissions Assistant
  • Student Senate
  • parMentors
  • Cardinal Key
  • Department Aide for Business and Economics

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

Get involved in different activities to make friends, and work hard early to do well in your classes; it will make the end of the semester so much easier.

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

I am excited to get the chance to meet incoming students and help ease their first year into college.

Ashley RinikerAshleyRiniker

Hometown: Manhattan, Kan.
Major: Psychology
Minor: Sociology 
Activities:

  • Track and Field
  • Student Activities Council
  • Tri Delta Sorority
  • Summer Orientation Leader

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

Word travels fast at Baker since we have such a small campus. Keep your reputation clean.

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

Meeting new freshman and being able to have an influence on their lives as new college students.

Tyler Sloantylersloan

Hometown: Kansas City, Kan.
Major: Exercise Science
Minors: Coaching, Psychology 
Activities:

  • Mungano President
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
  • Track and Field

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

Try everything at least once (positive things).

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

Getting to plan the service project!

 

Benjamin Sobek BenSobek

Hometown: Lee's Summit, Mo.
Majors: Spanish, French
Minor: German
Activities:

  • Zeta Chi Fraternity
  • Inter Fraternity Council
  • BRaV
  • Speech Choir
  • Student Senate

Helpful Hint to Pass Down

Be open to everyone and everything. You never know if some person or some organization will change your life. Never assess anyone or anything in regards to what it is: assess all things in regards to what they can help you become.

Reason I'm most looking forward to working as a Salon Student Leader

I absolutely love new people, so I am most excited to form relationships with my future students. Baker has given me so much.