VBS Interns

   Becca Biodrowski

Becca is an 18-year-old freshman at Nebraska Wesleyan studying communications studies. Becca's home church is Mosaic in Omaha, Nebraska.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Netflix
  • Mom
  • Lists

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

  • Friends
  • Tangled

 

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

My great grandmother, Charlotte. I work with pottery as she did and want to learn her techniques and tricks.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

"Don't be afraid" - My mom

 

What is your favorite quote?

"I'm not crying there's just overpriced college in my eye"


      Brett George  

Brett is a 19-year-old bull rider who was a freshman at Emporia State University.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Phone
  • Sunshine
  • Rain

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Longmyre

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

My grandpa.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Never give up.

What is your favorite quote?

''Get 'er done!'' - Larry the Cable Guy


     Navya Hopkins

Navya is a 19-year-old freshman at Southwestern College studying psychology. Navya's home church is First UMC in Leavenworth, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Family
  • God
  • Food

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Supernatural

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

I want to have dinner with my birth mom.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

"Do what you love,do what you want in life"' - Mom

What is your favorite quote?

''What God knows about me is more important than what others think about me.''


       Joey Ramirez

Joey is a 23-year-old senior at Sterling College studying Christian ministries and missions. Joey's home church is Church of Christ in Julesburg, Colorado.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Bible
  • Music
  • Food

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

The Fox and the Hound

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

Sampson (with a translator) - I want to know what was going through that mans mind.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

True forgiveness can lift that boulder off your shoulders.

 

What is your favorite quote?

  • "I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." - Kurt Cobain
  • "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

     Ashleigh Sharp

Ashleigh is a 19-year-old freshman at Fort Hays State University studying geriatrics. Ashleigh's home church is First UMC in Ottawa, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • God
  • Family
  • My puppy

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Slumdog Millionaire

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

My wonderful grandpa.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Have the courage to live a life true to yourself, not the life others expect of you.

What is your favorite quote?

"The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment." - Tony Robbins


    Dante Simmons  

Dante is a 20-year-old junior at Baker University studying music education. Dante's home church is Baker University Chapel in Baldwin City, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Friends
  • My car
  • Music

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

The Back to the Future trilogy

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

Leonard Bernstein. I think that he was one of the best conductors ever and since I want to be a band director, I would love to pick his brain and find ways to improve my conducting.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

"Live genuinely." I just love the idea of everybody being themselves all the time. If that were the case, there would be much less problems in the world.

What is your favorite quote?

"Aut viam inveniam aut faciam." This is a Latin phrase that means "I shall either find a way or make one." I believe that this is a cool phrase because it's saying that no matter what, I will succeed.


  Kylie Stamper

Kylie is a 19-year-old junior at Southwestern College studying communications and new media. Kylie's home church is Kechi UMC in Wichita, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • God
  • My family
  • My friends

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

I like most of the Disney/Pixar/Dreamworks films. My current favorites are

  • Frozen
  • Tangled
  • Big Hero 6

 

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

Anyone interesting! :)

What is the best advice you have ever received?

"Be Bold." - Stacy Sparks
 

What is your favorite quote?

"Hakuna Matata - it means no worries for the rest of your days!" - Lion King


     Courtney Troyer

Courtney is an 18-year-old sophomore at Emporia State University studying elementary education. Courtney's home church is Hillsboro UMC in Hillsboro, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Family
  • Friends
  • Books

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

NCIS

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

The Avengers.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

To keep on moving forward, no matter how bad the pain is.

 

What is your favorite quote?

"FAITH - Focus, Attitude, Integrity, Trust and Heart." - Nathan Hiebert


 Christopher Williams

         "Rooster"

Rooster is a 21-year-old freshman at Flint Hills Tech College studying carpentry. Rooster's home church is First UMC in Baldwin City, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • My truck
  • My dad
  • My faith

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

  • Trick My Truck
  • Holmes on Homes
  • Vanilla Ice Goes Amish

 

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

My Grandmother. She passed away 10 years ago this summer — two days before my 12th birthday. I would love to eat dinner with her.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

If you have more than you need than you are rich.

 

What is your favorite quote?

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"'I can't' never got anything done and 'I won't' done even less."