As I sit here crafting my final piece of writing for The Penmen Press, I’m reflecting deeply on my time at SNHU. I am incredibly fortunate to have found a club that has given me the opportunity to enhance my skills in an area in which I take great pride: writing. After I graduate, I plan to teach English classes at Alvirne High School in Hudson, NH.

SNHU has provided me with some of the greatest people I have had the privilege of calling my friends, professors, and mentors. When I first stepped foot on campus on move-in day of my freshman year, I was nothing short of nervous. I wondered how difficult the college workload would be, how personable the professors would be, and who would be my friends. Looking back on it, I wouldn’t have chosen any other school if I had the opportunity. Those professors, who I feared wouldn’t even remember my name, are individuals who I would gladly call companions and even friends. They helped get me to the point I am at today. I am proud of the student I have become, and it would be selfish to say I got here alone. I often think to myself about how lucky I am. I think about how lucky I am to have had such an unforgettable college experience. My group of friends is full of people I love, and I am sad that our time together on this campus is coming to an end, but I am so happy that it happened and ecstatic for the post-college memories that are yet to come.

The Penmen Press has been a massive part of my experience at SNHU. I am honored to have been given the opportunity to rise from Staff Writer, to Sports Editor, to Staff Representative, and to Senior Managing Editor. I am honored to have gained the trust of an entire campus media outlet to help spread the news about everything happening on campus. The Press is an awesome source of news for this school, and the students are lucky to have it.