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Peer Leaders are current full-time students who exemplify and uphold Penn State's mission, core values, and school spirit!

These students are a key compenent in the successful transition of our new and transfer students. Peer Leaders serve a vital leadership role in guiding new and transfer students through New Student Orientation (NSO) and New Student Day.
 
BrentPL

Brent Coleman-Mitchell
Major: Trying to decide - advertising and/or biology

Favorite food: Buffalo chicken

 

Favorite TV show: "The Walking Dead"

 

Favorite music artist: Usher

 

Favorite vacation spot: Somewhere near a beach

 

Biggest pet peeve: When people eat with their mouths open

 

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why? An eagle, because they're beautiful and majestic, but if given the chance they could mess someone up!

 

If you could give future students one word of advice, what would it be? Always try your hardest and live with no regrets!

 

Favorite movie: "Bridesmaids" (funniest movie ever!) 

 

Favorite book or author: "The Great Gatsby"

 

Favorite childhood toy: Hot wheels

 

Favorite candy: Snickers

 
JessicaF PL

Jessica Findling
Major: Psychology

Favorite food: Chicken wings

Favorite TV show: "Criminal Minds"

Favorite musical group: One Republic

Biggest pet peeve: Terrible grammar or lazy people

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why? I would like to be a panda. They are gentle and nobody could hate them. But they are still a bear so people don't mess with them.

If you could give future students one word of advice, what would it be? Learn to study a new way. College is a lot different than high school. 

Favorite movie: Don't have one. Anything scary....the scarier the better.

Favorite book or author: Nicholas Sparks

Favorite childhood toy: Anything I could take on an "adventure"  

Favorite candy: Reese's Cups

 

 
AmandaPL

Amanda Donatelli
Major: Forensic Science

Favorite food: Cannelloni

 

Favorite TV show: "Evil, I"

 

Favorite musical group: Mayday Parade

 

Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere with the sun, the beach, and HOTT guys (:

 

Biggest pet peeve: If I told you, you would do it on purpose.

 

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why? A monkey (the cute kind!!) because they are my favorite animal.

 

If you could give future students one word of advice, what would it be? STUDY!

 

Favorite movie: "Spork"

 

Favorite book or author: "Beyond the Golden Door"

 

Favorite childhood toy: Barbie dolls

Favorite candy: Chocolate

 
AshleyPL

 

Elizabeth Pompe
Major: Business, Marketing, and Management.

Favorite musician: Regina Spektor

Favorite vacation spot: Walt Disney World


Biggest pet peeve: When people don't know the lyrics to songs, so they just make them up

 
Favorite animal: I would be a lizard because....have you ever seen "How Animals Eat Their Food"? Hilarious.

Advice to future students: Go to class.


Favorite movie: "(500) Days of Summer"


Favorite childhood toy: I didn't have a favorite childhood toy, but I was obsessed with the crocodile hunter because my mom never let me watch cartoons like a normal kid.


Favorite candy: I love anything sour.

 
Amanda P PL

Maria Robbins
Major: Biology

My favorite food is: Tacos 

My favorite TV show is: Big Bang Theory

My favorite musical group is: Mac Miller

My favorite vacation spot: Myrtle Beach

Biggest pet peeve: Hypocrisy

Favorite Animal: Sloth, because they get away with being slow all the time, they're super chill and everyone finally recognizes that they're cool

Advice for future students: Don't change who you are for anyone or anything

Favorite Movie: The Lion King

Favorite Author: I really hate reading, but if I had to pick, Dr. Suess

Favorite Childhood Toy: My baby blanket 

Favorite Candy: Twix

 

 
TreyPL

Trey Trieschock
Major: Administration of Justice

My favorite food is: Filet Mignon

My favorite TV show is: Tied - The Walking Dead / The Legend of Korra (Avatar series)

My favorite Web show is: Red vs Blue

My favorite musical group is: Jeff Williams 

Your favorite vacation spot: Any beach in the Caribbean 

Biggest pet peeve: When people leave a mess for others to clean up

If you could be any animal what would you be and why: Real: Falcon, to watch and  observe from above plus the ability to fly. Fake- An Elite (Halo), why not. 

If you could give future students one word of advice what would it be: Take your classes seriously that way you can have more time to be less serious at college.

Favorite movie: Tied- Godzilla (1954) not that terrible re-imagining in 1998 /Wall-e

Favorite book or author: Alan Wake 

Favorite childhood toy: Gameboy 

Favorite candy: Jellybeans 

Favorite sport: Football

 
AmyPL

Amy Arnold 

Major: Business

My favorite food is:Pizza

My favorite TV show is:Big Bang Theory

My favorite musical group is:The Band Perry

Your favorite vacation spot:Lake Erie

Biggest pet peeve: When people chew with their mouth open.

If you could be any animal what would you be and why:

I would want to be a tiger.  They are beautiful and powerful.

If you could give future students one word of advice what would it be:

I would tell them to try to balance studying hard and having a

social life. They are equally important.

Favorite movie: Crazy Stupid Love

Favorite book or author: 1984

Favorite childhood toy: Sit and spin

Favorite candy: Snickers

 

Jimmy Bing
Major: Structural Engineering

My Favorite Food: Wings

 

My Favorite TV Show: Duck Dynasty

 

My Favorite Music Group: Jason Aldean

 

MY Favorite Vacation: Jamaica

 

My Biggest Pet Peeve: Anyone else on the road besides me

 

My Favorite Animal: Rhino, because who would mess with a Rhino, and who doesn't want a giant rhino?

 

My Advice for future students: Prioritize

 

My Favorite Movie: Full Metal Jacket

 

My Favorite Book: Captain Underpants

 

My Favorite Child Toy: Power Wheels

 

My Favorite Candy: Skittles

 

Amanda Palombo
Major: Corporate Comm

 

My favorite food is: chicken stir fry

My favorite TV show is: Big Bang Theory

My favorite musical group is: Angels and Airwaves

Your favorite vacation spot: somewhere where there's a beach!

Biggest pet peeve: when girls act like idiots on purpose and think it's cute. it's so annoying!!

If you could be any animal what would you be and why: i would be a shark. Sharks are like the

coolest thing in the world! They're so fierce and their teeth are insane!

If you could give future students one word of advice what would it be: Don't stress the little things. Keep your head up high and remember you're one of the best! You're a Penn Stater

Favorite movie: Moneyball

Favorite book or author: The Host by Stephanie Meyer

Favorite childhood toy: skip its. they were so cool!

Favorite candy: skittles