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Orientation Leaders

Meet the 2022 Orientation Team

*Last updated 5/10/22

Ryan DeVitto

 

Ryan DeVitto

Orientation Leader

  • Year: Junior
  • Pronouns: He/Him
  • Major: Finance- Financial Planning
  • Hometown: Concord, NC
  • Personal Fact: My dream job is to be a professional sports official.
  • Quote: "People never grow up, they just learn how to act in public." - Bryan White
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Christine Ewart

 

Christine Ewart

Orientation Team Leader

  • Year: Senior
  • Pronouns: She/Her
  • Major: Management and Marketing
  • Hometown: Stanley, NC
  • Personal Fact: I love horror movies!
  • Quote: "Sometimes you've got to work a little so you can ball a lot"
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: South Park

Connor Larmore

 

Connor Larmore

Orientation Student Coordinator

  • Year: Graduate Student
  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Major: Biology
  • Hometown: Morganton, NC
  • Personal Fact: I have seen Dolly Parton in person twice!
  • Quote: "The best way not to feel hopeless is to get up and do something." -Barack Obama
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: RuPaul's Drag Race, Judge Judy, Big Brother

Aubrey Peoples

 

Aubrey Peoples

Orientation Leader

  • Year: Junior
  • Pronouns: She/Her
  • Major: Communication Science and Disorders (CSD)
  • Hometown: Greensboro, NC
  • Personal Fact: Diet Coke is my absolute favorite drink.
  • Quote: "Fear causes hesitation, and hestiation will cause you worst fears to come true." Patrick Swayze as Bodhi in Point Break.
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Coraline or anything Patrick Swayze.

Jules Chappell

 

Jules Chappell

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Junior
  • Pronouns: She/They
  • Major: Emergency Medical Care with a science concentration, Psychology minor.
  • Hometown: Durham, NC
  • Personal Fact: I have swum competitively for 15 years.
  • Quote: "I may be on the side of the angels, but don't think for one second that I am one of them." -Sherlock Holmes (BBC Sherlock)
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Spider-Man: No Way Home

Ash Bowyer

 

Ash Bowyer

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Senior
  • Pronouns: They/Them
  • Major: Elementary Education, Math SAC
  • Hometown: Greensboro, NC
  • Personal Fact: I am a competitive Super Smash Bros player.
  • Quote: "A long as I don't admit defeat, then it'll never be a loss."
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Soul Eater

Lindsay Sosa Ramirez

 

Lindsay Sosa Ramirez

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Sophomore
  • Pronouns: She/They
  • Major: Interior Design, Minor in Construction Management
  • Hometown: Concord, NC
  • Personal Fact: I enjoy anything involving art.
  • Quote: "You have to be unique and different and shine in your own way." -Lady Gaga
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Fruits Basket

Noah Hines

 

Noah Hines

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Junior
  • Major: Nutrition and Dietetics, Psychology
  • Hometown: Farmville, NC
  • Personal Fact: I have rode in planes, carved pumpkins, and played basketball with a bowling ball underwater.
  • Quote: "There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind." -C.S. Lewis
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Seinfeld

Gloria Watson

 

Gloria Watson

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Sophomore
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major: Anthropology with a focus in Archeology
  • Hometown: Clinton, NC
  • Personal Fact: I am deaf in my left ear and I love cats.
  • Quote: "I don't know what this is about, but I like it." -Gloria Watson
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: The Movie

Alex Hoffman

 

Alex Hoffman

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Senior
  • Pronouns: He/Him
  • Major: Management with a Marketing minor.
  • Hometown: Canton, NC
  • Personal Fact: I have hiked in 8 states, and I want to hike in every state.
  • Quote: "I personally think if something's not a challenge, there's no point in doing it, because you're not gonna learn much." -Tom Holland
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Inception, Moon Knight

Corbin Richardson

 

Corbin Richardson

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Junior
  • Pronouns: He/Him
  • Major: Engineering Technology
  • Hometown: Kannapolis, NC
  • Personal Fact: I am the best New Super Mario Bros Wii player that has ever or will ever exist.
  • Quote: "Whatever happens, happens." - Spike Spiegel, Cowboy Bebop
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Sorry to Bother You, Lost

Serena Thomas

 

Serena Thomas

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Junior
  • Major: Sociology
  • Hometown: Hendersonville, NC
  • Personal Fact: I am so ok with eating Sour Cream that I will eat it by itself.  I also like iced milk.
  • Quote: "FRIENDSHIP is a priceless gift that can't be bought or sold.  Its value is far greater than mountains made of gold.  If you should ask God for a gift, be thankful if He sends not diamonds, pearls, or riches, but the Love and Trust of Friends.
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: So many!

Camille Waddell

 

Camille Waddell

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Sophomore
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Hometown: Cartersville, GA
  • Personal Fact: I have a weiner dog named Oscar.
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Friends

Madison Brown

 

Madison Brown

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Sophomore
  • Pronouns: She/Her
  • Major: Integrated Health Science, Pre PT
  • Hometown: Charleston, SC
  • Personal Fact: I lived in Oregon for 14 years.
  • Quote: "You didn't come this far to only come this far."
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Someone Great

Aaron Bradley

 

Aaron Bradley

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Senior
  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Major: Management and minor in Psychology
  • Hometown: Asheville, NC
  • Personal Fact:  I love food!
  • Quote: "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it." -Charles R. Swindoll
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Cars

Cheyenne MacKinnon

 

Cheyenne MacKinnon

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Junior
  • Pronouns: She/Her
  • Major: Sports Management
  • Hometown: Charlotte, NC
  • Personal Fact: Before moving to North Carolina, I lived in Florida my whole life.
  • Quote: "We're all pretty bizzare. Some of us are just better at hiding it; that's all." -Andrew Clark (Breakfast Club)
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: The Breakfast Club and Glee.

Eva Memolo

 

Eva Memolo

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Sophomore
  • Major: Undeclared
  • Hometown: Etowah, NC

Jackson Motteler

 

Jackson Motteler

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Sophomore
  • Major: History
  • Hometown: Waxhaw, NC

Lydia Parker

 

Lydia Parker

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Junior
  • Major: English
  • Hometown: Delco, NC

Lorraine Thomas

 

Lorraine Thomas

Orientation Counselor

  • Year: Graduate Student
  • Major: Biology
  • Hometown: Waynesville, NC

Zachary Turner

 

Zachary Turner

Orientation Office Assistant

  • Year: Sophomore
  • Major: Undeclared
  • Hometown: Charlotte, NC
  • Personal Fact: My uncle was one of the pilots in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
  • Quote: "Believe in the me that believes in you." Kamina from "Gurren Lagann"
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" and "Attack on Titan"

Jalin Montgomery

 

Jalin Montgomery

Graduate Intern

  • Year: Graduate Assistant
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major: Masters in Higher Education-Student Affairs
  • Hometown: Shelby, NC
  • Personal Fact: I love anything sweet, especially Snickers and Reese's Cups.
  • Favorite Quote: "If it doesn't work, it doesn't work.  But you have to try, because if you try, if you leap and you try, and it doesn't work out, it's not on you". -Olivia Pope
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Living Single

Emma Stubbe

 

Emma Stubbe

Graduate Intern

  • Year: Graduate Intern
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major: Higher Education and Student Affairs
  • Hometown: Marietta, Ohio
  • Personal Fact: I was on the rowing team in high school and coached high school rowing in Spring 2021!
  • Quote: "Do what you love!" -My Dad
  • Favorite Show: Game of Thrones

 

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