Senior Spotlight on Clarissa Knight
By Hannah England
Q: What makes you most excited about graduating?
A: Never having to take classes again and starting my life with my fiancée.
Q: What makes you the most nervous about graduating?
A: Having to start a big girl job. I haven’t submitted all my applications yet, but I’m going to soon. I’m also nervous about no naps in the real world, if I’m being honest!
Q: What did you study and what would be your dream job in that field?
A: I studied criminal justice and psychology. My dream job in that field would be to start my own organization where I would go into different juvenile or rehabilitation centers and do sports intervention therapy. However, it would be a Christian organization, so I would be teaching them about Jesus as well as sports.
Q: What are your current plans after graduation?
A: The big one is marriage. I also currently have a summer job lined up, giving hitting lessons and coaching at a softball complex.
Q: If you could give your younger self advice, what would you tell yourself about college?
A: Dropping out is always an option. On a more serious note, learn how to manage time. Do your best, but understand that always expecting perfection in assignments does more harm than good.
Q: What did you wish would’ve been different about your college experience?
A: I would change my freshman year because I didn’t manage time well, and I didn’t realize how different college was from high school.
Q: What’s been your favorite thing about Grace College?
A: Definitely softball. Otherwise, I have really appreciated the one-on-one time with the professors and the hands-on learning in the behavioral science department. Also, I’ve enjoyed being able to connect with my classmates through group projects.