Meet the O-Team

Courtney Bailey

Courtney Bailey

Year: Junior
Hometown: Humboldt, Iowa
Major: Biology
What I love about BVU: The awesome travel opportunities!
Fun fact: I love to go camping!

Kelsey Blum

Kelsey Blum

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Arcadia, Iowa
Major: Elementary Education
What I love about BVU: The small class sizes and the people!
Fun fact: I have made 9 quilts.

Aaron Burns

Aaron Burns

Year: Junior
Hometown: Essex, Iowa
Major: Digital Media
What I love about BVU: the faculty and staff are awesome!
Fun fact: I have 8 dogs and 6 cats.

Kevin Coriolan

Kevin Coriolan

Year: Senior
Hometown: Worthington, Minn.
Major: Corporate Communication, Digital Media
What I love about BVU: our mascot.
Fun fact: I won half of the pinewood derbies I participated in as a cub scout.

Sydney Crnkovich

Sydney Crnkovich

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Woodward, Iowa
Major: Physical Education, Exercise Science
What I love about BVU: BVU is like a home. It is a great environment.
Fun fact: I won homecoming queen with my twin brother my senior year of high school.

Nic Gibson

Nic Gibson

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Madrid, Iowa
Major: Graphic Design and Art
What I love about BVU: how small the campus is.
Fun fact: I have never broken a bone.

Amanda Jamtgaard

Amanda Jamtgaard

Year: Senior
Hometown: Ireton, Iowa
Major: Accounting
What I love about BVU: The close relationships you can build with your professors.
Fun fact: I love giraffes!!

Sam Knudsen

Sam Knudsen

Year: Junior
Hometown: Missouri Valley, Iowa
Major: Business Management
What I love about BVU: everything! And the cheap travel.
Fun fact: My 1st homerun of my life was a grand slam. I was also on Fear Factor with Krystal.

Maggie Marker

Maggie Marker

Year: Junior
Hometown: Clarion, Iowa
Major: Exercise Science/Human Performance
What I love about BVU: being able to be a student and run track.
Fun fact: I hate cats!

Andrea Nicholson

Andrea Nicholson

Year: Senior
Hometown: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Major: Arts Management/Theatre
What I love about BVU: the small classes!
Fun fact: Deathly afraid of fish.

Rudy Pineda

Rudy Pineda

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Storm Lake, Iowa
Major: Management
What I love about BVU: The smalls campus makes it feel like home!
Fun fact: I play the violin.

Tyler Rosengren

Tyler Rosengren

Year: Senior
Hometown: Logan, Iowa
Major: Biology and chemistry
What I love about BVU: The availability of research opportunities.
Fun fact: I thoroughly enjoy long walks on the beach at sunset, hot chocolate by a roaring fire in the depths of winter, and skipping through puddles in the budding spring.

Adam Schlichte

Adam Schlichte

Year: Senior
Hometown: Granville, Iowa
Major: Physical Education
What I love about BVU: the small class sizes.
Fun fact: I hold the record for most drawn charges in a season at my high school.

D.J. Smith

D.J. Smith

Year: Junior
Hometown: Spirit Lake, Iowa
Major: Human Performance
What I love about BVU: The outdoor rec. center.
Fun fact: I have the skill to cook 2 minute rice in 1:58!

Kelsey Struck

Kelsey Struck

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Storm Lake, Iowa
Major: Music Education
What I love about BVU: The friendly people and atmosphere.
Fun fact: I am the youngest of 32 grandchildren on my dad’s side.

Cory Vogel

Cory Vogel

Year: Senior
Hometown: Storm Lake, Iowa
Major: Criminal Justice, Psychology
What I love about BVU: The close family feel.
Fun fact: I have a motorcycle.

Chase Werden

Chase Werden

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Carroll, Iowa
Major: Political Science
What I love about BVU: You aren’t just a number here. The professors and people actually care who you are.
Fun fact: I enjoy hunting, shooting guns, country music, and boating.