Student Orientation Assistants (SOAs)

A staff of highly-trained students (SOAs), along with faculty advisors and personnel from a variety of offices lead and assist with CUSTOMS sessions. Clerical staff assist the office during the summer CUSTOMS sessions.


2019 CUSTOMS SOAs


photo of Sarah BesandSarah Besand

Major: Elementary Education

Hometown: Franklin, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, Delight Ministries

Hobbies & Interests: Working out, Hanging out with friends, volunteering, spending time with family, enjoying nature


photo of Emily ButchEmily Butch

Major: Video and Film Production

Hometown: Knoxville, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, MT10 News, Order of Omega, National Society of Leadership and Success, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society

Hobbies & Interests: Hiking, kayaking, bowling, Escape Rooms, photography, Top Golf, going to concerts, traveling, teaching myself how to cook


photo of JD CameronJD Cameron

Major: Marketing

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN

Campus Involvement: Blue Eilte, WMTS, SPARE, Signature Events, Scholars Academy, Ignite

Hobbies & Interests: Listening to music, binge watching TV shows, traveling


photo of Trey CampbellTrey Campbell

MajorMarketing

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL

Hobbies & Interests: Football, baseball, basketball


photo of Kendall ClarkKendall Clark

Major: Marketing

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, The Point Student Ministry

Hobbies & Interests: Tumbling, Bible journaling, collecting vinyl records


photo of Deshaun CovingtonDeshaun Covington

Major: Psychology

Hometown: Knoxville, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, Student Support Services, CSIL

Hobbies & Interests: Basketball, watching movies, Top Golf


photo of Makayla GardnerMakayla Gardner

Major: Business Administration and Finance

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Campus Involvement: FSL

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, working out, trying new foods, hanging out with friends, watching Disney movies, collecting candles


photo of Tamia HambrickTamia Hambrick

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Antioch, TN

Campus Involvement: Black Student Union, SGA Senate

Hobbies & Interests: Shopping, listening to music, volunteering


photo of Amber HaydenAmber Hayden

Major: Speech Language Pathology

Hometown: Jackson, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, NSSLHA

Hobbies & Interests: Traveling, reading personal development books, working out, painting


photo of Courtney HayesCourtney Hayes

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, The Point Student Ministry, National Society of Leadership and Success, Order of Omega

Hobbies & Interests: Binge watching Netflix shows, going to concerts, crafting, spending time with family


photo of Domonique HoustonDomonique Houston

Major: Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Campus Involvement

Hobbies & Interests: Shopping, spending time with family, traveling


photo of Aliya JacksonAliya Jackson

Major: Early Childhood Education

Hometown: Santa Clarita, CA

Campus Involvement: Blue Elite, FSL

Hobbies & Interests: Spending time at the lake, traveling, hanging out with friends and family, baking


photo of Taylor JamesTaylor James

Major: Psychology

Hometown: LaVergne, TN

Campus Involvement: MTSU Club Volleyball Team

Hobbies & Interests: Volleyball, hanging out with friends, traveling, long drives


photo of Jared KirkpatrickJared Kirkpatrick

Major: Interactive Media

Hometown: Nashville, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, Band of Blue

Hobbies & Interests: Sports, singing, philanthrophy, Netflix, sleeping, long bus rides, disc golf


photo of Morgan LarabieMorgan Larabie

Major: Advertising

Hometown: Columbia, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, College Democrats

Hobbies & Interests: Escape games, shopping, binge watching Netflix shows, hockey


photo of Kaylee LindgrenKaylee Lindgren

Major: Social Work

Hometown: Dixon, CA

Campus Involvement: Blue Elite, Phi Alpha Honors Society, Reformed United Fellowship, Transfer Fellows, Blue Raider Debate Team

Hobbies & Interests: Punny Jokes, smiling and waving, singing in the car, going to the gym


photo of Alyssa MarchmanAlyssa Marchman

Major: Physiology

Hometown: Dickson, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, Order of Omega

Hobbies & Interests: Neuroscience, Taekwondo. Exercise, spending time with friends and family, meeting new people


photo of Jules MayesJules Mayes

Major: Elementary Education

Hometown: Fayetteville, TN

Campus Involvement: The Point Student Ministry, Blue Elite

Hobbies & Interests: Riding horses, mission trips, being with family, being on the water


photo of Hannah MitchellHannah Mitchell

Major: Marketing

Hometown: Unionville, TN

Campus Involvement: The Point Student  Ministry

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, planning my life on Pinterest, coordinating weddings


photo of Adia MoodyAdia Moody

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Dyersburg, TN

Campus Involvement: Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Connections

Hobbies & Interests: Watching Netflix, singing, spending time with friends


photo of Kennedy MoormanKennedy Moorman

Major: Healthcare Administration

Hometown: LaVergne, TN

Campus Involvement: The Point Student Ministry

Hobbies & Interests: Traveling, shopping and eating


photo of Zoe MorrowZoe Morrow

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Hendersonville, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, Student Nurse Association, The Point Student Ministry

Hobbies & Interests: Intramurals, working with kids, volunteering, neuroscience research


photo of Grace MurphyGrace Murphy

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Bell Buckle, TN

Campus Involvement: MTSU Rotaract, Lambda Sigma Honor Society

Hobbies & Interests: Shopping, working out, traveling, baseball games, watching Netflix


photo of Zachery NolanZachery Nolan

Major: Chemistry

Hometown: Arlington, TN

Campus Involvement: Scholars Academy, Honors College

Hobbies & Interests: Watching Netflix and Hulu, listening to music, traveling, meeting new people, and trying new foods


photo of Shelby ParkerShelby Parker

Major: Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Campus Involvement: MTSU Soccer Club, The Point Student Ministry

Hobbies & Interests: Attending church, volunteering, being outside, traveling, running, soccer, football, spending time with friends and family


photo of Shannon ProperShannon Proper

Major: Video and Film Production

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Campus Involvement: MT10 News, Film Gild

Hobbies & Interests: Watching movies, eating Cheezits, traveling


photo of Micah PruittMicah Pruitt

Major: Entrepreneurship

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, The Point Student Ministry

Hobbies & Interests: Shopping, traveling, NASCAR, going to social events, working out


photo of Evans RayEvans Ray

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Huntland, TN

Campus Involvement: SNA, FSL

Hobbies & Interests: Sports, hanging with friends, underwater basket weaving, knitting


photo of Brandon ReynoldsBrandon Reynolds

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, The Point Student Ministry, Astronomy Club, Cinema Club

Hobbies & Interests: Eating, working out, outdoor adventures, hanging out with friends


photo of Deven SalazarDeven Salazar

Major: Public Relations

Hometown: Morristown, TN

Campus Involvement: WMTS College Radio, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, SGA, Scholars Academy, Black Student Union, College Democrats

Hobbies & Interests: Piano, reading, hiking, singing musicals


photo of Hayden SchimborskiHayden Schimborski

Major: Media and Entertainment

Hometown: Mount Juliet, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL

Hobbies & Interests: The Beatles, film, Marvel comics and movies, sushi


photo of cooper sparkmanCooper Sparkman

Major: Finance

Hometown: Lebanon, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL

Hobbies & Interests: Kayaking, Netflix, traveling, shopping, Milos Sweet Tea, spending time with friends and family


photo of Jessie SteeleJessie Steele

Major: Journalism

Hometown: Seymour, TN

Campus Involvement: WMTS, MT10, Sidelines

Hobbies & Interests: Writing, watching sports, traveling


photo of Kendall StewartKendall Stewart

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Spring Hill, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, Student Nurses Association, Order of Omega

Hobbies & Interests: Crafting, intramurals, adventuring, traveling, Guy Fieri, finding the best fried pickles


photo of MaKayla StubblefieldMaKayla Stubblefield

Major: Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Hometown: McMinnville, TN

Campus Involvement: Blue Elite, NSSLHA, FSL, clinician for MTSU's Speech Pathology and Audiology clinic

Hobbies & Interests: Working out, watching/studying Grey's Anatomy, reading by the pool, long walks on the beach


photo of Mayce VaughanMayce Vaughan

Major: Psychology

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, MTSU Women's Choir, The Point Student Ministry, Point Connection Team

Hobbies & Interests: Hiking, being outdoors, coffee, movies, Mexican food, dogs, working with kids, and talking to people


photo of sam whitsonSam Whitson

Major: Construction Management

Hometown: Knoxville, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, National Association of Homebuilders

Hobbies & Interests: Hiking, camping, hunting, off-roading, Dad Jokes


photo of Abby WilliamsonAbby Williamson

Major: Media Management

Hometown: Franklin, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL, The Point Student Ministry

Hobbies & Interests: Dunkin coffee, exercise, Stranger Things


photo of Nick WilliamsonNick Williamson

Major: Biology

Hometown: McMinnville, TN

Campus Involvement: FSL

Hobbies & Interests: Baseball, golf, intramurals, hunting

 

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