Name: Aubrey Kemerer
Hometown: Hicksville, Ohio
Major: Double Psychology and Social Work Major
All Activities your involved with: Service Leaders, Defiance Cares Free Clinic, Backpack Buddy, Dance Marathon, Compass, DC Recycling, President Achievement Society, Connections Program, Common Threads, and APO.
What is something you didn't expect about your DC experience? I did not expect DC to have so many different opportunities for their students to become involved in. I also did not expect everyone to be so welcoming to all the new students.
How has DC prepared you for your future? DC has helped me prepare for my future by allowing me, as a student, to get work experience in my field before graduating, through many programs such as Service Leaders.
What would you say to high school students considering Defiance College? I would tell them that Defiance College has an endless amount of opportunities for their students. I would also tell them that coming to Defiance College was one of the best decisions I have made, and I hope that they at least look into coming to Defiance.
How has the Service Leadership Program benefited you as a DC student? The Service Leadership Program has benefited me by allowing me to volunteer at organizations that deal with my field of study.
Name: Zachary Lopez
Hometown: Holland, Michigan
All Activities your involved with: Service Leaders, Football, Alpha Phi Omega, President Achievement Society, McMasters Program
What is something you didn't expect about your DC experience? I didn't expect that I could interact with my professors, and that they would know me on a first name basis.
How has DC prepared you for your future? DC has given me numerous opportunities to work with agencies and groups that I find interesting, and are leading me into the career path I will enjoy most.
What would you say to high school students considering Defiance College? It's a great place to get a secondary education. Students get a lot of one on one with their teachers. The atmosphere on campus is great. Everyone gets to know each other and Defiance College is a second family.
How has the Service Leadership Program benefited you as a DC student? The Service Leadership Program has benefited me as a student in many different ways; it has allowed me to interact with different members in the community. The Program has allowed me to learn different skills that can be used after I graduate.