Junior - Civil Engineering
Years involved in Student Wolfpack Club: 1
Approximate rank in the club: 150
Hometown: Garner, NC
Interesting fact: I am a transfer student. This is only my first year here.
Favorite NCSU Sport and Why? Basketball because of the availability to interact with the players. Also continuous support despite the poor season.
Other activities on and off Campus? Orientation leader (various time commitments), bible study (1 hour every Wed).
Ideas for Changing the Club? Create two lines for basketball distribution. Option for long sleeved shirts. Section off lines based on number .
Why do you want to be on the SWPC board and what do you bring to it? To improve the ticket distribution process and to become more involved with the University. I will bring enthusiasm and creative ideas.
What ways can the SWPC improve to support NC State teams & to support its members? Have more minute events or change the times to avoid class conflicts. Also could provide incentive for lower attended sports.
Any further information (plans to study abroad, co-op)? I will be working as an orientation leader this summer and will have time commitments during the fall semester.
Junior - Engineering
Years involved in the Student Wolfpack Club: 2
Approximate Rank in the Club: 3
Hometown: Cary, NC
Interesting Fact about Yourself: I started the field hockey team at my high school.
Favorite NCSU Sport & Why: I love NC State basketball because of the atmosphere inside PNC. (Runners up for my favorite NC State sport are football and volleyball.)
Other Activities on and off Campus: Cru Bible study (~2 hours), attending minute events! (hours per week varies), BME, homework
Ideas for Changing the Club: I would love to help streamline distributions, increase communication within the club, and create a stronger sense of community. I'd also like to try to have another brunch before a basketball game (SWPC hosted a brunch for its members in Vaughn Towers before the Duke game last January, and Bobby Lutz came to answer questions).
Why do you want to be on the SWPC Board, and what will you bring to it (skill/interests): As a member on the SWPC board, I will bring my passion and enthusiasm for Wolfpack athletics, my creativity, and my hardworking attitude. I want to make sure that everyone in SWPC enjoys themselves and feels rewarded for the hours that they spend supporting non-revenue sports. I also would love to help organize and streamline communication within the club.
What ways can the SWPC improve to support NC State teams & to support its members: I believe that SWPC members can and should help promote NC State teams by encouraging their friends, who might not be in the club, to attend games to cheer on the Wolfpack. I also think that it would be cool to reward SWPC members who go the extra mile when it comes to cheering at minute events. One way that we could accomplish this is by giving a shout-out either via email or on social media (like on the SWPC Instagram page) to the fan(s) who was/were the most involved in a minute event game.
Any further information: I'm going to be taking classes this summer in addition to either an internship or undergraduate research.
Juinor - Aerospace Engineering
Years involved in the Student Wolfpack Club: 2 years
Approximate Rank in the Club: 5
Hometown: Holly Springs, NC
Interesting Fact about Yourself: As an aerospace engineer and sports enthusiast, I plan to make sure earth sports are played on Mars shortly after its colonization.
Favorite NCSU Sport & Why: Football because it brings the student body together like no other sport, and you can see plays unfolding before you in balance of method and risk.
Other Activities on and off Campus: Aerial Robotics (2hr/week)
Ideas for Changing the Club: Increase the number of SWPC sponsored member events (pregame tailgates, talks with coaches, insider information on sports teams) to improve camaraderie and familiarity among members, as well give members access to things they would otherwise not have outside the club.
Why do you want to be on the SWPC Board, and what will you bring to it: I want to be on the SWPC Board to put my passion for sports to use in improving student spectator experience. I will bring a unifying personality to the club to bring members together, as well as an ability to organize events and think through logistics to provide members with the best spectator and club participant experience possible.
What ways can the SWPC improve to support NC State teams & to support its members: The SWPC can improve member experience and simultaneously improve attendance at NC State sporting events is to provide additional minute incentives (ex: at 1500 minutes - free t-shirt, 2500 minutes - free NC State Basketball, 3500 minutes - lunch with revenue sports coach). Students will be even more motivated to get out to sporting events to win the additional awards through the club.
Juinor - Mechanical Engineering
Years involved in Student Wolfpack Club: 2
Approximate rank in the club: 5
Hometown: Cary, NC
Interesting fact: I’m an Eagle Scout
Favorite NCSU Sport and Why? Men’s basketball because we have so many games and they are always so exciting. It is an amazing thing to be in PNC when everyone is hyped up and excited for The Pack to attempt the winning shot or to take the lead over a great team.
Other activities on and off Campus? I’m an RA at University Towers (10 hours a week).
Ideas for changing the Club? Bring back the extra t-shirt for reaching minutes as an incentive for people to attend more non-revenue events. In addition, when we are at events we could do more chants, or have SWPC unique events to give club members the option to do things together.
Why do you want to be on the SWPC board and what do you bring to it? I want to be on the board to help other students have a great time supporting our athletic teams. I will bring leadership, a cheerful attitude and a willingness to work with other people to help us be the best student organization in the country.
What ways can the SWPC improve to support NC State teams & to support its members? To make it easier to pick up vouchers as people get to meetings, they can just get their vouchers and we can match the voucher number to their rank in the club. This idea would just be for Men’s basketball, this way people cant jump others for a higher voucher and it will be quicker for people to get their voucher and we don’t have to have them check in and call them up. But to support our teams more, we could try to have events with teams, not just their games, so they can see club members and the players can get a more personal connection with the people who come out to support them.
Any further information (plans to study abroad, co-op)? I hope to have an internship this summer and do undergraduate research at some point during my time at State.