Camp Chippewa Counselors

       Maddy Bellew

Maddy is a 21-year-old senior at Ottawa University studying psychology and biology. Maddy's home church is First Baptist Church of Olathe.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Coffee
  • Nutella
  • Animals (specifically goats, turtles and puppies)

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Wizard of Oz

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

My great grandmother so I could mask her more about her walk with God.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

My mom always says "Let go and let God".

What is your favorite quote?

"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind"


 Samantha Buchanan

Samantha is a 19-year-old junior at Emporia State University studying elementary education. Samantha's home church is Perry UMC in Perry, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Dr. Pepper
  • Netflix
  • Animals

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

  • August Rush
  • Gossip Girl

 

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Lilly Pulitzer

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Be happy anyway, you are in control of your own happiness

 What is your favorite quote?

"Lift up your head princess, if not the crown falls"


         Kalli Craft

Kalli is an 18-year-old freshman at Emporia State University studying elementary education. Kalli's home church is Rock Creek Church of Crist in Lane, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • God
  • Family
  • Music

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

So You Think You Can Dance

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Jesus. I want to know what his sense of humor was like. I want to have a face to face conversation and know him for real.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Take that chance.

 

What is your favorite quote?

"Believe impossible things."


    Kristen Doberer

Kristen is a 21-year-old who just finished her junior year at Kansas State University studying elementary education and nonprofit leadership studies. Kristen's home church is Calvary UMC in Wichita, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Chocolate
  • My best friends
  • Empathy

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

  • The Office
  • Gilmore Girls

 

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Robert Egger (founder of DC Central Kitchen). He's got an amazing outlook on service, nonprofit, development and all things related to that field. One of my dreams is to have an internship with him in his new project with LA Central Kitchen.
I'd also love to meet Eleanor Roosevelt. An amazing woman way ahead of her time.

 

What is the best advice you have ever received?

  • Do what feels right.
  • You do you.

 

What is your favorite quote?

  • "How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great."
  • "Decide what to be, and go be it."

 


     Garrett Dragoo

Garrett is an 20-year-old senior at Ottawa University studying elementary education. Garrett's home church is Restoration Bible in Leon, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • The Bible
  • Music
  • Friends

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Friday Night Lights

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Jesus. Because, Jesus.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Don't eat yellow snow!

What is your favorite quote?

"Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose!"


       Kristy Gentry

Kristy is a 18-year-old sophomore at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln studying secondary education. Kristy's home church is Shawnee UMC in Shawnee, Kansas.

 What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Laptop
  • Book
  • Phone

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Harry Potter (ALL OF THEM!)

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

J.K. Rowling or Walt Disney.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

"Don't stop five seconds before the miracle." - J.Rickner

What is your favorite quote?

"You can always find happiness if you remember to turn on the light"


     Sierra Herndon

Sierra, a native of Tuddern, Germany, is a 20-year-old senior at Ottawa University, studying psychology. Sierra's home church is Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ottawa, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Theater
  • Music
  • Humor

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  • Parks and Rec

 

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Freud because I wish he would have expanded on his thesis.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

It's okay to yell at God as long as you're still talking to Him.

 

 What is your favorite quote?

"Courage is not the absence of fear but the triumph over it."


   Spenser Johnson

Spenser is a 21-year-old junior at Emporia State University studying criminal justice. Spenser's home church is First UMC in Emporia, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Jesus
  • Music (Sick Beats)
  • Food

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

America's Got Talent

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Oprah Winfrey, because she's lived her life out of living for Christ and doe so many great things for people!

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Don't count your eggs before they hatch.

 

What is your favorite quote?

"WWJD"


       Lydia Kramer

Lydia is a 20-year-old junior at Kansas State University studying animal science. Lydia's home church is Lighthouse Baptist Church in Baldwin City, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • God
  • Horses
  • Family

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Flicka

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

God

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Never look back.

What is your favorite quote?

"Never give up."


         Zeke Luna

Zeke is a 23-year-old senior at Emporia State University studying elementary education. Zeke's home church is Grace UMC in Emporia, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • God
  • Family
  • VW Bus

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Into the Wild

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Dave Simonett from Trampled by Turtles because he is a really nice guy and great musician.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Never stop five seconds before the miracle.

 

What is your favorite quote?

"Happiness is only real when shared"


       Jacob Martin

Jacob is a 20-year-old junior at Ottawa University studying engineering. Jacob's home church is Countryside UMC.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Father
  • Son
  • Holy Spirit

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Arrow

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Morgan Freeman because he would be an interesting man to talk to.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Everyone is in the the right place at the right time, always.

What is your favorite quote?

"Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose."


      Celsie Powell

Celsie is a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Kansas studying exercise science. Celsie's home church is Life Mission Church in Ottawa, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Horses
  • Family
  • God

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Little Mermaid

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Patrick Swayze

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Be content with who you are.

 

 


      Bailey Waters

Bailey is a 18-year-old freshman at the Kansas State University studying civil engineering. Bailey's home church is Trinity UMC in Salina, Kansas, Nebraska.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • The Bible
  • Family
  • Sunsets

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

The Help

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

CS Lewis

What is the best advice you have ever received?

You will be your parents, but you can pick and choose your favorite qualities.

What is your favorite quote?

"You is kind. You is smart. You is important."