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Fall 2023 ESU SPURS Homecoming Royalty

Alyssa Gharmalkar

Hometown: Parsons, KS
Major: History

I love all of the incredible faculty members. I don't know where I would be without the professors who took the time to serve as my mentors during my time here.

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Makayla Hallacy

Hometown: Wichita, KS

Major: Biology

I love that there is always support for students at ESU to pursue their passions both on and off campus!

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Olivia Hewitt

Hometown: Olathe, KS

Major: Communication

My favorite thing about ESU is the welcoming atmosphere and tight-knit community that welcomes students with open arms, making it so easy to get involved and make lifelong connections!

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Alec Hitchens

Hometown: Spring Hill, KS

Major: Math Education

I love how small the community is and that I was able to make connections and friendships with people like me!

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Jack Jaworski

Hometown: Shawnee, KS
Major: Communication

The best thing about ESU is the sense of community and connectedness with different student organizations and the town of Emporia itself.

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Alyssa McCue

Hometown: Olathe, KS
Major: Elementary Education

My favorite thing about ESU is the support I have experienced from this community. In all my goals, whether it be personal or professional, I have been blessed to know individuals who advocate for my success.

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Bree Moore

Hometown: Eudora, KS
Major: Psychology

I love that the faculty and staff go above and beyond to ensure that each student reaches their full potential and goals. What I also love about this university is always walking on campus and seeing a familiar face!

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Megan Neal

Hometown: Kansas City, KS
Major: Elementary Education 

My favorite thing about ESU is all the opportunities to meet new people and get involved on campus and within the community! 

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Arisa Ortiz

Hometown: Topeka, KS
Major: Psychology

My favorite thing about ESU is that it really has become my home away from home. ESU has given me many opportunities to grow as a person and it is great to always see a familiar face everywhere I go on campus. It’s always a great day to be a Hornet!

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Kaelyn Watkins

Hometown: Carbondale, KS
Major: Nursing

The best thing about ESU is the AMAZING school spirit and involvement by every club and RSO! Stingers UP!

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