Meet the Orientation Leaders

Tom Clement ’21

Major: Outdoor Recreation Management

By far, the best dining hall food is the omelets!

Chelsea DiGregorio ’20

Major: Wildlife Biology

The opportunity to work with a vet in the wildlife program made me want to be a Lees-McRae student.

Emily French ’22

Major: Wildlife Biology
Minor: Outdoor Recreation Management

I enjoy driving to the Blue Ridge Parkway and watching the sunset straight from the Parkway or from a spot off the Rough Ridge Trail.

Cassidy Largen ’21

Major: Psychology

I love that Lees-McRae is a place that feels like home. Right when you step on campus you are greeted by friendly staff and students. The small atmosphere makes it easy to get to know everyone and get involved!

Christina Long ’22

Major: Criminal Justice

I came to Lees-McRae for the basketball team and the small campus, and I absolutely love it here!

Amanda Lubkemann ’21

Major: Biology
Minor: Mathematics and Athletic Coaching

Lees-McRae has offered me more than I could ever imagine, including different educational avenues and the ability to get involved in so many on-campus activities!

Kristin Lusk ’20

Major: Nursing

The amazing, understanding, ambitious nursing staff and of course the beauty of the mountains brought me to Lees-McRae!

Damian McAlpin ’22

Major: Biology (Biomedical Sciences)
Minor: Psychology

My favorite thing to eat in the dining hall is french fries!

Jamie Moore ’22

Major: Wildlife Biology and Criminal Justice

For fun I like to rock climb with our campus climbing team!

Mallory Myers ’21

Major: Nursing

What I most love about Lees-McRae is the beautiful campus and the devoted faculty and staff who truly care about the well-being of their students.

Haley Sumner ’20

Major: Health and Wellness Science
Minor: Psychology

The history, the location, and the ability to get involved so easily are what makes Lees-McRae so special!

Christian Welch ’22

Major: Nursing

Outside of playing softball, my favorite thing to do in my free time is go hiking and take photos!

Andrew Wolf ’20

Major: Wildlife Biology
Minor: Psychology

My favorite food might be pizza, but the dining hall’s best food in my opinion is their country fried steak!