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Name: Bridget Donahue.
High school: Colby High School.
Current program or major: Elementary education.
Q: Why did you choose UW-Marshfield/Wood County?
Bridget Donahue: I chose UW-Marshfield because it was inexpensive and close to home.
Q: What surprised you the most about UW-Marshfield/Wood County when you arrived on campus?
BD: I was most surprised by the variety of places and backgrounds students come from.
Q: Why did you choose your program/major?
BD: I chose elementary education because I would like to teach when I graduate.
Q: What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?
BD: I now am taking a class pertaining to special education, which I find fascinating.
Q: In addition to being a college student, what takes up your free time?
BD: I work at the Y as a nanny, and I am in a band. I also plan to audition for the spring play.
Q: Who has been your favorite professor or staff member?
BD: Damian Ernest is my favorite professor. He is very approachable and easy to talk with.
Q: What do you plan to do after UW-Marshfield/Wood County?
BD: After finishing this semester, I am planning to transfer to UW-Stevens Point.
Q: What is one piece of advice you have for incoming UW-Marshfield/Wood County students?
BD: Making friends in your classes will make going to your classes so much easier.