Meet our Student Council Members

Ethan Beaty

Ethan Beaty

Sophomore
Psychological Sciences
Indianapolis, IN

What memory will you forever have from Purdue?

Being on both Student Council and Student Government.

Meg Becker

Meg Becker

Freshman
Human Services 
South Bend, IN

What is on your Purdue bucket list?

Do research and study abroad! 

Brooke Bender

Brooke Bender

Sophomore
Movement and Sport Science 
Evansville, IN

Why did you choose Purdue?

I think Purdue is a very good school that will prepare me for my career one day.

Sonia Bhatt

Sonia Bhatt

Junior
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Santa Rosa, CA

Why did you choose Purdue?

I wanted to get out of California and experience something new.

Megan Billman

Megan Billman

Senior 
Selling and Sales Management
Fishers, IN

What is the best part of being on Student Council?

Being able to be the President and lead a team of talented, bright leaders as well.

Lisa Chi

Lisa Chi

Sophomore 
Health Sciences Pre-Professional, Pre-Physician’s Assistant
West Covina, CA

Why did you choose your major?

I would love to become a physician assistant and this major allows me to have diversity and take my prerequisites.

Julianne Epperson

Julianne Eppperson

Senior 
Dietetics
Saint John, IN

What is on your Purdue bucket list?

View campus from the Jedi room in the Beering Hall.

Chynna Fahrholz

Chynna Fahrholz

Freshman
Brain and Behavioral Science 
Evansville, IN

Why did you choose your major?

I'm very interested and passionate about the brain and everything that goes into behavior and thinking.

Rhett Farmer

Rhett Farmer

Senior
Health Sciences Pre-Professional, Pre-Dentistry
Mattoon, IL

What is the best part of being on Student Council?

Developing relationships with other students, advisors, alumni and the Dean.

Kendal Harris

Kendal Harris

Junior
Public Health 
Westfield, IN

What is on your Purdue bucket list?

Go to every building on campus by the time I graduate. 

Chace Henning

Chace Henning

Sophomore
Health Sciences 
Los Angeles, CA

Why did you choose Purdue?

Strong research opportunities and large athletic programs.

Rachel Hoagburg

Rachel Hoagburg

Junior 
Movement and Sport Sciences
Fort Wayne, IN

What memory will you forever have from Purdue?

Being a team leader and leading my new students on their first fountain run.

Taruna Jagtiani

Taruna Jagtiani

Sophomore 
Medical Laboratory Science
Lagos, Nigeria

Why did you choose Purdue?

I chose Purdue because of its unique 3+1 program for medical laboratory science. 

James Kiai

James Kiai

Sophomore 
Brain and Behavioral Science 
South Bend, IN

What is on your Purdue Bucket List?

Bowling at the union, a fountain run, picture with Neil Armstrong.

Andrea Kuiper

Andrea Kuiper

Junior 
Psychological Sciences 
Crown Point, IN

Why did you choose your major?

I love psychology very much! Everything is just so interesting, expecially mental illnesses and how we interact with others. 

Richard Lee

Richard Lee

Sophomore 
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Guayaquil, Ecuador

What made you decide to be on Student Council?

I wanted to be more involved in my college.

Hannah Mees

Hannah Mees

Senior 
Retail Management
Indianapolis, IN

What is on your PUrdue bucket list?

Graduating!

Courtney Nelson

Courtney Nelson

Sophomore 
Pre-Professional Health Sciences, Pre-Medicine
Martinez, CA

What memory will you forever have from Purdue?

Finding my EMT position and becoming certified. 

Chinyere Onyeukwu

Chinyere Onyeukwu

Junior 
Medical Laboratory Science
Munster, IN

What memory will you forever have from Purdue?

The week of BGR.

Anne Petros

Anne Petros

Senior
Dietetics/ Nutrition, Fitness & Health
Chicago, IL

What memory will you forever have from Purdue?

Having a snow day my freshman year and going sledding down slater hill. 

Caroline Potter

Caroline Potter

Sophomore
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Terra Haute, IN

What is the best part of being on Student Council?

Being able to make a difference and spreading the word of why our college is so important. 

Mackenzie Pugleasa

Mackenzie Pugleasa

Junior
Public Health
Minnetonka, MN

What made you decide to be on Student Council?

To give back to the college and promote HHS.

Gabriella Quintana

Gabriella Quintana

Junior
Public Health
Livermore, CA

Why did you choose your major?

As a pre-med student I felt this major could give me a good foundation along with being involved in the community. 

Sterling Sardina

Sterling Sardina

Freshman
Environmental Health
Columbus, IN

Why did you choose Purdue?

Best in-state school.

Emily Schneider

Emily Schneider

Sophomore
Nursing
Westfield, IN

What is on your Purdue bucket list?

Ride the Boilermaker Special and hit the world's largest drum.

Shivani Shetty

Shivani Shetty

Sophomore
Brain and Behavioral Science
Bangalore, India

What memory will you forever have from Purdue?

The new friends I made and my journey of finding new passions through my years at Purdue.

Sophie Shi

Sophie Shi

Senior 
Nursing
Carmel, IN

Why did you choose Purdue?

Only school in Indiana with a direct admit to the nursing program.

Elizabeth Slepko

Elizabeth Slepko

Junior
Health Sciences Pre-Professional, Pre-Medicine
San Francisco, CA

What is the best part of being on Student Council?

I wanted to make a difference in the school that has changed my life.

Briana Smith

Briana Smith

Senior
Psychology
Indianapolis, IN

What made you decide to be on Student Council?

I wanted to make a difference in the school that has changed my life.

Sara Stults

Sara Stults

Junior 
Psychological Sciences 
Plymouth, IN

What made you decide to be on Student Council?

The leading opportunities and a chance to meet new people.

Gabija Treciokaite

Gabija Treciokaite

Sophomore
Nutrition 
Naperville, IL

What is on your Purdue bucket list?

To actually do a fountain run!

Nicole Vaneste

Nicole Vaneste

Senior
Dietetics 
New Carlisle, IN

What is on your Purdue bucket list?

Sledding on Slayter Hill.

Marley Vehslage

Marley Vehslage

Sophomore
Dietetics, Nutrition 
Seymore, IN

What is on your Purdue bucket list?

I want to take an airplane ride over Purdue and see it from above.

Hannah White

Hannah White

Sophomore
Movement and Sport Science
Evansville, IN

Why did you choose Purdue?

I loved the atmosphere and how academically focused the students were.

Julia Winters

Julia Winters

Sophomore 
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Mishawaka, IN

What is the best part of being on Student Council?

Having connections to so many other bright leaders in my college.

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