Senior Profile: Katherine Carstensen

(photo courtesy of Katherine Carstensen)

What is your major and minor? What other academic programs were you a part of?

English major and Secondary Education minor

What are some of the jobs you held while at McDaniel?

Hill Center Desk Attendant

What organizations were you a part of at McDaniel? What positions did you hold?

Member of the women’s soccer team, member of Alpha Phi Omega co-ed service fraternity, Student Athlete Advisory Committee representative, member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Have you enjoyed your time at McDaniel? If so, what did you enjoy the most?

I’ve loved my four years on the hill. I’ve truly enjoyed being able to learn more about who I am, what I’m passionate about, and making lifelong friendships.

Describe your favorite memory at McDaniel.

Winning the Centennial Conference Championship with the women’s soccer team in 2021. 

What are your plans for after graduation?

I will be returning to McDaniel for a fifth year and getting my master’s in Secondary Education.

What advice would you give yourself as a first-year student at McDaniel?

Learn how to prioritize your time and have fun because it goes so fast.

How do you reflect on your senior year during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic?

It was strange but I feel that I’ve been able to make the most of it.