Spotlight: Shawn McCreary

Danielle Finnegan, graphic artist

Meet Shawn McCreary, president of Student Senate. McCreary’s main goal for the senate this year is to promote more student life on campus. “It is difficult because it is a two year college, but we are trying to get more student activities here on campus,” McCreary said. McCreary was a former senator and floor leader in senate before becoming president. A psychology major here at RSC, he is planning to continue his education at either OU or UCO.

Age: 19
Hometown: Harrah
Siblings: 2 sisters, Rebeckah and Samanthah
Pets: A dog named Snicker and a cat named Baby
Were you involved in student politics in high school? Nope. I was too busy with other groups.
Heroes: Probably my Dad or Jesus. They both manage a lot.
Hobbies: Is senate a hobby? Probably driving. That’s when I do my best thinking.
Most life-changing book ever read: The Bible
Drink you would recommend to someone having a bad day and why: Dr. Pepper, it makes the world taste better.
Proudest moment: When I got voted in as swim team captain in high school.
What is your most eccentric behavior? I love to debate. Even if I’m wrong I enjoy debating it.
What Web site would you recommend to someone else?
Most desirable place to visit: why? Area 51. Why not?
If you were stranded on a desert island and all of your basic needs were met, what three things would you take with you and why? A fully charged satellite phone (to call for a helicopter), one hammock (to chill until the helicopter gets there), and a bag of money (so I can be rich when I’m back).
Quotes that most amuse or inspire you: “For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” First half of Matthew 16:26, my favorite scripture.
One adjective a loved one would use to describe you: caring
If you did a major change, what would be your alternate major: Political Science
Superhero or super villain? What would your super power be? Super Hero. I’ll just take the Superman setup.
Would you rather skip Christmas or your birthday? Birthday. I love the feeling of Christmas.
Which would you prefer to do: Scuba diving or sky diving? Sky diving. I work at a pool, so water isn’t as fun anymore.
What’s the best advice you have ever been given? Communication is the key.
If you could live in a different time period, what would it be and why? The Future. Why not?
How do you get your reality TV fix? Pawn Stars and American Pickers. Sometimes, Hell’s kitchen
What cartoon character would you be and why? Ash Ketchum, so I can ask everyone how new Pokemon just randomly appear after a few years.
If you could invent anything, what would it be and why? A Light Saber. Who wouldn’t want a light saber?
What do you do when you get nervous? Calm down.
Who was your favorite teacher (at any point in your life) and why? My high school band director, he taught me a lot of life lessons.
What is your favorite genre of music, why? Music is like candy, is all good after you throw away the rappers.
If you could invite three famous people to dinner, who would they be and why? Anyone. As long as the food is good.
How would you say you have changed from high school to college? I’ve matured a bit.

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