Libby H

PR Intern

Journalism

Hometown: La Farge, Wisconsin

High School: La Farge High

Size of Graduating Class: 14

Sports/Clubs/Orgs Libby Participated in: Softball, volleyball, basketball, track, forensics, drama, band, art club, creative writing club, math team, L-Club, FFA, and National Honor Society, and class president

Awards Received: Salutatorian and Driftless Area Communications Arts Scholarships Recipient 

Why Libby Chose Her Major: "I've always loved to write since I was a little girl, and developed a love for telling other's stories. Journalism seemed like the best way to tie this all together. Also, it'll be my ticket to New York City!"

Favorite Things: Penguins, the color purple, fairy tales & princesses (specifically Rapunzel & Cinderella), cheese, writing and reading, sports, my family, black coffee (Norwegian heritage runs deep), walking idly down every isle in Target, and watching romantic comedies 

Dislikes: Onions, Shark Week, sandals and socks, and the song "Tip Toe Through the Tulips" by Tiny Tim

Favorite Place In Libby's Home-State: The Kickapoo Valley Reserve right in the backyard of my hometown

Favorite Place on Campus: The bell tower in front of social sciences 

One Word That Describes Libby's Personality: Warm

Favorite Color: "Purple (lavender if we're getting specific)"

When Libby was a kid, she wanted to be an: author

Favorite Music Groups/Acts: The Notorious B.I.G., Mumford & Sons, The Courteeners, Beyonce, Chance the Rapper, Frank Sinatra, and Caitlin Brunner

If Libby had a free night to do whatever she wanted, she would: "First, I'd attend a ball in a super extravagant gown where there would be free pizza and ice cream for everyone. Then I'd fly to the Galapagos Islands and have a picnic, under the stars, on the rocky shores with the penguins. Finally, I'd lay on the couch in my PJs and watch reruns of Friends until the sun came up."

Hero/Heroine: "My mom. She has battled so much in her life and overcome it, and I use it to get myself through the most difficult of times. I admire her resilience and aspire to show the same throughout my entire life. "

Goals as a Wisconsin Singer: "To make new friends, and learn so many new things by being hands-on and involved. Hopefully have a lot of fun, too!"