Senior spotlight: Madi Strecker

by Austin Bell, Staff Reporter

Q: What is your major?

A: Clinical health science major with an exercise science minor.

Q: Where are you from?

A: Denver, Colorado.

Q: Why did you choose Simpson?

A:  I originally came here on a recruiting visit for soccer, but after being here I fell in love with Iowa and the people here, so I stuck around.

Q: What activities are you involved in on campus?

A: I am a co-captain on the Simpson women’s soccer team, I am a co-director of Dance Marathon, and I am also involved in exercise science club.

Q: Favorite place to eat around Indianola?

A: If you’re thinking pizza then obviously Brickhouse but Casa is definitely a close second.

Q:  How has Dance Marathon impacted your life?

A: it’s something that I never thought I’d be int

erested in or get involved in mostly because I’ve never heard of it, but after meeting the kids and the people involved in it I feel in love with the impact we can have with it. I just kept moving through the ranks, I guess.

Q: What is your plan after graduation?

A: Originally I was planning on going to grad school, but as of late I’ve decided to take a year off and focus on possibly getting a job with this program c

alled Rock City Boxing, Which allows people with Parkinson’s to have a better life through physical activity.

Q: What are some of your favorite memories on campus?

A: As far as soccer goes, winning games last year that were close that we weren’t supposed to win, that’s always fun. Friendship wise making memories, just hanging out with people who I wouldn’t expect to hang out with.

Q: What would you tell your underclassmen self?

A: Go out and do stuff that makes you uncomfortable.