Bobcat Stories | Alice Gomez

Meet Alice Gomez

  • Graduation Year: 2020
  • Hometown: Hickory, North Carolina
  • Academic Program: Theatre Arts
  • Dream Job: Professional performer
  • Lees-McRae Activities: Creative Writing Club and Vice President of Alpha Psi Omega

Her Bobcat Story

Alice came to Lees-McRae ready to pursue her passion. Her high school theatre teacher recommended she visit Lees-McRae. During her first visit, she knew she was ready to become a Bobcat. “I love the homey feel of the town and campus,” she said about the experience.

Growing up, Alice wanted to study literature—she was looking up and down the East Coast for the best-fit school. After her visit to Lees-McRae, she decided to audition for the Theatre Arts scholarship. Shortly after her audition, Alice decided she was going to pursue theatre.

Being at Lees-McRae has helped her gain independence and time-management skills. Students in the Theatre Arts program have a busy schedule to balance, but with the support of faculty, staff and fellow classmates, Alice has adjusted.

“Theatre is definitely a subject that is motivation driven. My professors have given me that motivation, and have taught me to have a love for learning.”

After graduation, Alice hopes to continue acting and pursuing theatre-related jobs. With her passion for the field, anything is possible.

What is her advice?
“Lees-McRae is a great school for students who prefer a more individualized and student-driven style of learning.”