Name: Elizabeth Gerrits
Area of Study: Environmental Geosciences
Graduation Date: 2015
Hometown: Port Washington, WI
Program emphasis: Geology
Campus Involvement: Dance Team, NCSA Senator, Weather Club
When I'm not in class, you might find me: Hanging out in the Ponzio or in the library studying
What was the biggest surprise when you came to Northland? The openness and welcome from all of the other students
Who is your favorite faculty member and why? Andy Goyke, he is always cracking jokes and makes class entertaining
What is the best advice you could give to a prospective student? Don't be afraid to be uncomfortable. Staying within your comfort zone will get you nowhere.
Why did you choose Northland? The small size and the beautiful campus
What do you love most about living in Ashland, WI? Having the Lake so close and being able to walk downtown
What do you love about Northland? The ravine and Lake Superior
What are your plans after graduation? To get a job and go to graduate school
How have scholarships and financial aid affected your educational experience? They have helped me watch my grades and keep them up! Financial aid has helped me not to worry too much about the cost of school.