Why was SEMO a smart choice for you?

I really enjoy SEMO and everything they've had to offer in my educational path. The teachers are terrific and amazingly supportive, especially in these strange times.

What is it that you feel sets SEMO apart when you were making your college decision?

I have the perspective of a transfer student and to be completely honest I wish I had taken some of my prior classes at SEMO. The level of experience and expertise that's provided is invaluable.

What is your major and how do you feel that program is preparing you for a successful career?

I'm going for my BFA in painting and I feel this school is efficient in providing education and experience that better prepares me for things that will prove lucrative to my future. Not only in helping to develop my skill set but also in presenting important information on things like, filling out and building an artists resume, learning how to set up a gallery space, how to get my work out to the public and how to reach a professional level of communication with gallery owners.

Do you have a scholarship?


If you have a scholarship, how will your scholarship from SEMO help you graduate with less debt and what will that mean for your life after graduation?

In gaining a scholarship I am gratefully in less debt which frees me up to do more with the money I earn from my creations and helps to progress my career further towards my dreams of being a professional artist.

What is your favorite thing about SEMO?

Honestly, the teachers are the best and the community is like a family! I love it!

Describe SEMO in two sentences.

SEMO is very welcoming and fully committed to making you feel like a part of the community. The level of experience and education is what sets them above the rest and can bring you the upper hand in your field of interest.

What makes SEMO faculty great?

They really care and are very understanding and motivating. They really root for student success and have your back.