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Taylor Blair

Year in School: Senior
Major: Secondary English Education
About Me: I am only mildly eccentric. Nothing makes me happier than finding the perfect word for a paper or seeing any one of my four younger siblings. I want to stick around Lexington for graduate school and the great restaurants.
Favorite Movie: Casino Royale (2006)
If you could have one superpower what would it be? Travel in time to meet all the U.S. Presidents and Gandhi
Favorite Food: Homemade Caesar salad and Saul Good hot brown pizza
Favorite Book: Tuesdays with Morrie
Favorite Landmark I've Seen: Stonehenge. Coolest rocks in the world.

Caroline Crane

Year in School: SophoMORE
Major: Human Nutrition (eat your veggies!)
About Me: I wear my sassy pants daily, and I'm from Oklahoma. No, the wind is not still sweeping down the planes. I love playing outside since I'm 5 years old, and UK is my second home. I have a weakness for seeing Mini Golden Doodles, and I eat grapes every day.
Quote of the Day: Anything you can do, I can do better!

Candice Cruz

Year in School: Senior
Major: Broadcast Journalism
About Me: I am a self-proclaimed health nut with a passion for a little bit of sparkle in my life. Just a simple girl ready to chase down her BIG dreams and ready to embark on the next great adventure in my life. A pageant girl who has glitter running through her veins, my true passion lies in helping others in any way that I possibly can.
Where do you want to go after you graduate? I would love to live in California and pursue my dream of becoming an entertainment reporter.
Favorite Place: A three-way tie between London, England, New York City, and Los Angeles
Random Fact I worked at ESPN this past summer
Favorite Quote: "For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."

Colby Kirk

Year in School: Sophomore
Major: Finance
About Me: I'm extremely introverted at first glance, but on the inside I am exploding with creativity and sarcasm. I'm a huge nerd and I love cats.
Favorite Author: Dan Brown
Favorite Video Game: Portal 2
Favorite Quote: "The circumstances of one's birth are irrelevant. It is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are."

Chelsea Melchor

Year in School: Senior
Major: Integrated Strategic Communications
About Me: Just a girl who lives her life through to-do lists, spontaneous dance parties, a love for indie movies and dreams of living life out on the West Coast. I do somehow hope to change the world while wearing fantastic shoes and having a closet Carrie Bradshaw would be envious of.
Random Fact I lived on the island of Guam for two years (GoogleMap it).
Favorite Quote: "No regrets just lessons learned."

Sean Meloney

Year in School: Junior
Major: Community Communications and Leadership Development
About Me: I usually forget to do the things I don't want to do. I'm fascinated by politics and eco-friendly apparel. I enjoy cooking gourmet meals, analyzing classic literature and changing my major. No word yet on post-graduation plans, but they're sure to involve non-fiction writing, satisfying curiosities and roaming the globe.
What reality TV family would you most like to be a part of: Deadliest Catch
Favorite Pastime: Fangirling over dead authors, namely Charles Dickens.
If you could have one superpower, what would it be? The magic of Christmas

Daniel Rhollans

Year in School: Junior
Major: Civil Engineering
About Me: I'm just another average guy who enjoys chewing seeds, petting Labradors and climbing limbs. You'll never see me wearing socks.
Favote State to Be in a Tent: Utah
Quote of the Day: Life's a garden, dig it.

Ethan Ritter

Year in School: Senior
Major: Animal Science and Biology
Favorite Movie: Harold and Maude
Favorite Foods Eggs Benedict with poached eggs - I'm a purist.
Favorite Landmark I've Seen: The St.Louis Arch blows my mind.

Morgan Rose

Year in School: Senior
Major: Journalism & Political Science
About Me: I like to think of myself as creative and thoughtful, and I'm a huge fan of Mexican food, beach vacations and cheesy Hallmark Christmas movies.
Favorite Place: My grandparent's house on Christmas night
Favorite Smell: Fresh-baked sugar cookies

Logan Sparks

Year in School: Senior
Major: Integrated Strategic Communications
About Me: I'm a sassy chick who you'll see bopping all over campus with an outgoing personality and a love for the Wildcats, family and friends!
Favorite Food: Animal crackers with a little bit of peanut butter on the side :)
Guilty Pleasure: Watching reality TV - I love all the drama!

Lindsey Steller, K Book Editor

Year in School: Junior
Major: Spanish
About Me: I'm a collection of my family, friends and experiences!
Favorite Place: Grand Teton National Park! If you haven't been there, get there
Favorite Food: Apples...preferably gala (in season)
Favorite Hobby: Scuba Diving!
Favorite Pastime: Running around!