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Emily Gast

Emily Gast

Hometown: St. Charles, MO

Major: Special Education


Why did you choose William Woods?

I chose William Woods because of the way I felt when I toured campus. The small school atmosphere felt comfortable and home-like. I enjoyed the fact that when I came back to the school for my second visit, the faculty and students all remembered me. It was clear to me that with an amazing Education program, staff that truly cared, and genuine students that William Woods University was the place for me.

What campus organizations are you involved in?

University Ambassadors, President’s Twenty, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Campus Activities Board, Order of Omega (Greek Honors Society), Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership Honors Society), Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honor Society), National Honor Society of Leadership and Success, Rotaract Club

What is your favorite thing to do in Fulton?

My favorite thing to do in Fulton is bowling with my friends!

What is the best LEAD event you’ve ever been to?

The best lead even that I have ever been to would have to be The Chicago Boyz. They are an acrobatic team that do crazy stunts on stage! It was so fun to watch and it was something that everyone enjoyed. You could feel an amazing energy in the room.