Get to know a 2015 OU Homecoming Court

October 24, 2015 - garden totes

Homecoming is this weekend, and nobody is some-more prepared than a homecoming court. Get to know a possibilities and get prepared for a vast proclamation on Saturday.

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Jennifer Carmichael

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A:  “I was so blown away, since we didn’t design it. Never in a million years would we have seen myself here, being on a homecoming court. Just removing this eventuality is so incredible. The impulse we got a call for a talk we couldn’t trust it and was speechless. It’s been such a cold eventuality to get to suffer a week with a associate homecoming justice and get a possibility make a disproportion with a height we have.”

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “OU football is great. Man, each singular game. I’m a one that’s so focused on a diversion and a football, and we will be a member of a homecoming justice that is on a sideline entirely engaged, yelling during a referees, examination each singular play. My favorite diversion would substantially be a adversary games usually since they move so many energy, and we never know what’s gonna happen. It’s unequivocally cold to see that atmosphere and watch everybody kind of respond to it and have that component of competition in it.

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “My favorite memory is my unequivocally initial Big 12 Championship. The open of my beginner year we came in and worked tough all year and didn’t know if we would be means to paint a organisation during Big 12, and we finished adult removing a eventuality to do so and usually stepping out onto a lane on that day. Suited adult in my gear, meaningful that we was a Sooner and we was representing Oklahoma during a biggest discussion championship that we had — it was usually so implausible and such an wondrous impulse to know that all we had worked towards came together.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “”Probably a vast times we have tripped adult a stairs going to class. There are days when we go to category and I’m bruise and try to mount a stairs … and it usually doesn’t happen.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “Mine would substantially have to be a lane since I spent so many time there, finished so many memories and worked so tough there, and usually grown as a person. So each singular impulse of persperate and workouts and struggling by and pulling brazen with my support around me, my teammates around me, has not usually finished me a improved athlete, it’s finished me a improved person. It’s usually taught me so many things about life, about continuing, about chasing after dreams that seem lofty. Just there for a approach that I’ve grown.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “I would contend that my biggest fulfilment is bringing others along behind me and bringing adult leaders, flourishing people. Ultimately, we don’t wish to be remembered for titles, awards, anything that I’ve done. we wish to be remembered for a approach that we finished people feel and a approach that we speedy people along their tour and finished them better. There have been so many people that have poured into my life — creation me improved than we ever could have been alone, and we usually wish to do that for others.

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “To live in such a approach that each impulse leaves a bequest — that in each singular thing that we do, we would live yet regrets, live totally passionate, chasing after a instruction that we wish to go. Also, to never forget relationships, never forget people and not worry so many about school, about things that mostly to seem to means stress, yet to usually suffer a process, suffer removing an preparation and being here with friends, removing to make a difference. These are a best 4 years of my life.”

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Derrick Jones

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A:  “I was generally surprised. There were a lot of smashing people who applied, and I’m usually unequivocally propitious to have been chosen.

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “I don’t know if it’s OU/TX anymore, after a final (game). Every football diversion is fun, yet we unequivocally suffer a adversary games some-more since they usually get people concerned and feel passionate. Even if you’re not unequivocally a biggest football fan, for a adversary game, you’re checking a score; we unequivocally wish to know what’s gonna happen.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “My whole beginner year. It’s usually this vast fuzz that all goes into one memory, and it was usually a best time of my life. we was assembly so many new people, removing concerned in good organizations, staying adult all hours of a night with friends — it was usually a best time. If we had to slight it down to one, my unequivocally initial night during OU on a inhabitant consequence floor, a garland of us were usually sitting around and we talked until 7 a.m. we was usually like, ‘Is this what college is like? Am we ever going to nap again?’ That was usually a good memory — a good approach to kickoff.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “That’s hard. we was during Club Sweat during Camp Crimson. we motionless to throng surf. I’m kind of a heavier guy, yet we got people to get me adult there, and they were like, ‘This dude is unequivocally heavy.’ we was starting to penetrate and panic that they were going to dump me. So we yell, ‘BOOMER!’ as shrill as we can, and everybody goes, ‘SOONER!’ and lifting me up. we started going adult and down, so we usually started a Sooner intone that saved my life. It’s a many annoying impulse that incited out to be a fun one.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “It’s unequivocally a Honors College. we spend a lot of time there. I’ve usually had a smashing time and met some of my best friends there, met some of a many successful professors and people there who usually unequivocally caring about students. I’m unequivocally closely tied with a Honors College.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “Anyone contend Homecoming Court? Definitely initial Informed Citizens Discussion Group. We have about 250 participants, maybe tighten to 300 now. Being means to start that classification and saying people being some-more sensitive adults that hopefully lead to certain change.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “Just suffer it. we demeanour back, and we did suffer it a lot, yet we won’t forget your beginner year. Realize that this is one of a best times of your life and take it for how it is.”

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Tina Nguyen 

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A: “It was a small unreal, I’ll be honest. It usually felt unequivocally amazing. we was vacant that we finished it on since those that were comparison are unequivocally concerned on campus. It was usually an extraordinary knowledge and respect to be comparison among them.”

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “I adore OU football. The usually one that unequivocally comes to mind is when we kick ‘Bama. That’s a flattering good one in my book.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “Family is unequivocally critical to me, and OU has given me so many opportunities to make my relatives proud. Last year when we ran for Ms. Asian OU my siblings, relatives and even my aunt showed up. My friends know that we am not a girly-girl. It was usually a singular experience, and a lot of groups I’m concerned in empowered me to go by with it.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “I was going downhill on my bike when my receptacle bag that was unresolved from my hoop bar got held in a spokes of a front wheel, and yet a circle stopped, a bike did not; it took moody instead. The people in front saw my life peep in front of my eyes. My life was usually in shambles. But luckily we landed on my feet and survived.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “Jim Thorpe Multicultural Center. That’s usually where a sorcery happens for me. It reminds me of family and bonding. A lot of my groups do activities there.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “Being here during OU. It might be silly, yet my relatives were immigrants and being a first-generation tyro means a lot to me and my family.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “To never give adult and to never consider that anything is out of reach. You win some and we remove some. Everyone goes by struggles yet that shouldn’t deter we from stability and perplexing on, generally in a face of adversity.”

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Q Nguyen 

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A:  “It’s an respect to be a partial of homecoming kingship and also being means to paint a groups we am a partial of.”

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “The Tennessee diversion this year was so sparkling in a final quarter, and it was so rewarding to be a Sooner during that moment.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “Being a proprietor adviser. we get to accommodate residents and acquire them to a OU family.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “There was a lady fluttering during me, and we waved back, yet she was indeed fluttering to her grandmother during check-in. we ducked away. That happens to me many times.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “Beaird Lounge is my favorite since it’s not too quiet, and it’s like a vital room of OU. we suffer a piano personification that students do when they come in.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “Getting supposed to be an RA. It was a vast fulfilment for me since we get to be a partial of tyro life during OU and assistance students transition. we get to be a partial of their beginner memories.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “I would tell myself not to take some-more than 19 hours. More than that is a lot, and it’s tough to change everything. Don’t overkill yourself.”

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Isaac Hill

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A: “It is an respect to be nominated of course, and we adore that we get to paint an classification that we have complicated ties to, final year especially.”

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “Considering that we went to my initial OU football diversion my sophomore year and it was a homecoming game, we usually unequivocally desired going. we was on a homecoming cabinet during a time and sitting with a homecoming kingship candidates.  It was unequivocally fun to see that and be a partial of that experience.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “When we was initial on homecoming exec, we was proffer coordinator, and we usually desired being there and a atmosphere of it — being with a whole campus and everybody removing excited. It was usually something we unequivocally loved.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “I know, I’m shameless. we haven’t, like, tripped or depressed intensely or drastically.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “Well we unequivocally suffer sitting in a Student Life office. It’s usually a place where we can accommodate a lot of people and have like random, low conversations, we like to say, with new people we usually met. The bureau is usually like family. It’s usually a place we unequivocally adore to be at.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “My biggest fulfilment during OU would have to be when we was boss of a Black Student Association final year — operative to use that position to bond a village to other communities yet also expanding on a village and bringing us together.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “I would say, ‘Work harder.’ When we initial got here, we wasn’t operative my hardest, like we could’ve. we substantially could’ve had a 4.0 my beginner year, yet we didn’t.”

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Cole Townsend

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A: “It felt unequivocally cold since we consider it’s stirring to be representing a groups that I’ve been a partial of. For instance, Research and THURGE. Not many people know about them, yet we consider they’re flattering critical on campus, generally for highlighting egghead value and a efforts of a Honors College on campus.”

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “I can’t remember a game, and it had zero to do with football, yet there was man who brought a jetpack, and he flew over a stands. we suspicion it was usually waggish since we was in a nosebleed section, and he was roughly eye turn with me.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “Going to Catlett Hall my beginner year and conference Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with a choral arrangement as well.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “My many annoying impulse was when we wore a fit to OU while we was roving my bicycle for dual miles with my trek strapped to my handlebars. It looked unequivocally goofy.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “The south campus, privately a Stevenson Life Sciences Research Center, since that’s been a place where I’ve been means to favour my passion of biochemistry research.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “Becoming a editor in arch of a Honors Undergraduate Research Journal, namely, since we am eager about not usually investigate yet also celebrating and showcasing a egghead efforts of others.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “I would tell my beginner self to keep all in iCal as against to a paper calendar since it’s many easier to share invitations with other people and to be orderly on a go. It’s a lot reduction stressful.”

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Bryce Fugate

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A: “I was kind of astounded since my organisation hadn’t ever nominated anyone, we don’t think. It’s an respect though.”

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “Probably Texas Tech dual years ago. There was a outrageous sleet delay, and me and friends huddled adult underneath a bleachers and usually hung out watchful for a diversion to start.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “Me and some friends had a rollerblade competition in a bottom building of Sarkey’s, that is .6 miles.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “Schlumberger is a name of a outrageous oil margin services company, and we mispronounced a name of a company, and some friends wouldn’t let it leave me.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “The garden on Sarkey’s plaza. There’s a vast fountain, and it’s tighten to where we am always at.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “Transitioning from on-campus life to what I’m doing after college. we was recently comparison from 5 others around a universe to offer on a Section and Chapter Activities Committee of a Society of Petroleum Engineers.

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “Honestly, to ease down. we was perplexing to do a lot of opposite things during one time.”

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Jessica Freeman

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A: “I felt so honored. we adore my greek classification so much, and it’s afforded me a lot of good experiences. It means a lot that these girls we offer alongside nominated me.”

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “My beginner year OU-Texas game. We put a flattering good kick on them.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “Being chair of Soonerthon. Here are all of these kids that need care, and we can assistance yield them with appropriation to make their lives easier. we have to keep fighting for these kids.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “I sing all a time, not well, and we call when we laugh, so there’s that.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “Gaylord College. It’s beautiful, and there’s an implausible module right during my fingertips.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “My biggest fulfilment during OU, and substantially in my life, too, would be all of a children that we know we helped with Soonerthon. The Miracle children and a connectors we finished with them are amazing.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “I would tell myself to comprehend how fast it all goes by. My time here has felt so short. The time is precious, and it’s tough to suppose that anything could be improved than your time in college.”

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T’ata Roberts

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A: “I was usually thrilled. The Native village usually had a lot of things now going on, and it was usually such outrageous honor. Out of anyone it could have been, we have a lot of illustration on campus for a Natives, that anyone would unequivocally be estimable of this honor, yet it’s kind of cool.”

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “Two weeks ago, we was featured as a Leaders of Tomorrow, a new module where 6 students are comparison to mount in one home football diversion in a season, and we was a initial to be selected. It was broadcasted to around 84,000 people. It’s now a prominence of my life.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “Being crowned Ms. Indian OU. It was usually a singular knowledge since we wasn’t into pageants, that is what we saw it as originally, yet eventually saw it as a height for a voice.  You don’t have to have a climax to be a voice, yet we theory it creates it a lot some-more fun.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “This year, we was on my approach to category and one of my flip flops broke, so we begged all of my friends to let me steal their shoes, unfortunately no one would loan me a pair, and so we walked from a Union to Dale Hall barefoot. It’s unwashed on a South Oval. My Choctaw clergyman asked me if we was creation a movement.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “The American Indian Student Life bureau since we see people around all a time, and there are so many new and opposite people — somebody new to me.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “Just remaining tighten to my family by college and life — gripping them a priority.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “I would tell myself to have fun and not worry so many about a destiny and creation money, yet concentration on what creates me happy.”

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Keyana Simmons

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A: “I’m a unequivocally bashful person, so when we initial got a phone call, we was screaming so shrill to one of my best friends since we didn’t consider it was genuine until we had a initial meeting. It’s a coolest assignment ever since you’re in a spotlight, and we get to see that you’re creation a certain impact. You can see a bigger design of not usually your college yet a whole university. You can hold so many lives by it.”

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “OU-Texas my youth year. It was my initial diversion ever, and we listened about a football diversion atmosphere here on campus and how everybody comes together to support propagandize pride, yet until we got to Dallas and was in a Cotton Bowl track experiencing it for myself, afterwards my mind was totally blown.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “My initial general knowledge by a JCPenney Leadership Program; we went to Costa Rica over winter mangle for 10 days, and with those 20 people, I’ve never build relations as clever as a ones we did with them. We schooled about how they worked as individuals, what their care skills are and since they adore OU and their home states.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “Einstein Bagels had usually opened, and it was icy outside.  we had usually walked out with a crater of prohibited coffee, and we didn’t see a patch of ice in front of me and we slipped, yet we recovered unequivocally well. My coffee was still standing, so we was happy.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “The Bizzell Library, a Great Reading Room specifically, since it looks like something out of Harry Potter.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “I wouldn’t collect a specific fulfilment since we value all of a roles that I’ve had an eventuality to offer in, yet we consider my time as a tyro coordinator for Price College Service Day – it’s a large, village use eventuality with a Price College of Business – and we had an eventuality to work there for dual years. During my youth year, we had a idea of reaching 300 tyro volunteers, expertise and staff, and we were means to surpass that. By far, that has to be my biggest knowledge since it taught me so many about myself and how to be a improved leader.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “Don’t be shy. Put yourself out there, since that’s a usually approach you’re going to accommodate people and have an impact on those around you.”

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Breanna Bober

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A: “Oh gosh, it was … we feel like this whole journey has usually been startle on each singular level. we was so astounded when we got nominated.  we was astounded again when we got a interview. we arrange of silent-screamed when we found out that we was chosen. It’s been full of surprises a whole way.

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “The initial OU football diversion we ever went to, behind in 2008. It was so cold since it was a initial we got to see so many about OU, and it was magical. The sourroundings was amazing, and we desired it. It was electric.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “I desired removing to do Howdy Week. It was extraordinary to work with a organisation and chair this event. It was an extraordinary knowledge to kind of lead that and acquire behind students, either normal or nontraditional, incoming, stream or general students, to see them come behind home.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “This past summer we went to a grocery story and was vocalization to some other lady and putting things in her basket … and she wasn’t my mom.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “The Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Fountain. It was one of a initial things we saw as a impending student. we desired saying that. we also like a stone garden area nearby a dorms. we fell in adore with that place as good when we was furloughed OU.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “My biggest fulfilment would substantially be removing to offer as village knowledge coordinator for CAC. This one is special to me generally since it was initial time to ever be means to request things we schooled in category to an tangible position.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “You don’t have to eat all during a Cafeteria.”

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Phillip Ngo

The Daily: How did it feel to be nominated?

A: “It was an honor. Surreal. we remember entrance in as a beginner and saying all of these people on homecoming justice dressed adult good with sashes, and we’re here with these sashes that don’t even fit us, and it’s usually surreal that it’s happening, we guess. So, humbling.

The Daily: What is your favorite OU football diversion memory and why?

A: “Tennessee game. we theory it’s since it was a many recent. Man, we were during a unequivocally top, a backs to a wall. The appetite and a Sooner suggestion that we adore were unequivocally overwhelming via that game. It was so cold and it was a highway trip.”

The Daily: What is your favorite memory of your time here during OU?

A: “Probably gaining another family with what I’m concerned and a people I’ve met.”

The Daily: What is your many annoying impulse during OU?

A: “Probably when we worked on a Camp Crimson staff dual years ago. They would make we do a many absurd things. If we mislaid your keys we would have to do a tea pot strain or spell your name with your butt. And for me during first, we did not like that. we didn’t like being in front of everyone, yet in a approach it taught me something flattering cool, try to get out of my comfort zone.”

The Daily: What is your favorite mark on campus and why?

A: “I have dual favorite spots: a tip northwest territory of a track — we run there — and a tip has an overwhelming perspective of a South Oval, and afterwards Bailey’s Fountain between Evans and Bizzell. It’s in memory of David Boren’s dog, so it’s indeed a dog fountain. we would never have famous that.”

The Daily: What is your biggest accomplish in life, or during OU, so far?

A: “Probably study abroad. Understanding myself more. we did a use plan while study abroad with OU, and we found out some things about myself.”

The Daily: If we could go back, what would we tell your beginner self?

A: “Take some-more honors classes.”

This essay was corrected on Oct. 23 during 5:06 p.m. to simulate a scold spelling of Beaird Lounge of a Oklahoma Memorial Union.

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