Hannah Shackelford, junior English major, discusses books, being a part of a sisterhood, and being busy.
Q: What is an interesting fact about you?
A: I am in Delta Phi Epsilon. I am a founder and the current secretary.
Q: What made you want to be a part of a sorority?
A: The sisterhood. The idea of having people you can always call on for anything. I never had a sister so now I have 50 at this school, and so may more nationwide.
Q: What do you do with the sorority?
A: Well, actually it is our biggest fundraising event of the year was Friday. We had a pageant to raise money for cystic fibrosis. The pageant had 10 men competing to win.
Q: Why did you choose English as your major?
A: I have always loved books. I really have a passion for reading but not writing so much. I want to edit books and help people to make their books better.
Q: What are your plans for after graduation?
A: Grad school, hopefully in England but we’ll see. Then I want to get a job at a publishing house. Hopefully I will be able to work either in an office or at home when I have a family. That really appeals to me.
Q: What else are in involved in on campus?
A: I am the treasurer of the English Club, I am in the Honors Program, The Quiz Bowl Team, English Honors Society, and I work in the Office of Study Abroad.
Q: How do you deal with being so busy?
A: I just do it. There are a lot of night without enough sleep, a lot of days with too many cups of tea. You just gotta do what you gotta do.
Q: What is your favorite color?
A: I actually don’t have one. I don’t pick favorites.
Interview By: Beth Pandone