PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Committee Spotlight: Finance

I was fortunate enough to catch Genevieve Micek, Sam Rager and Bob Long during their shift,  getting people to donate to THON. They were kind enough to answer some of my questions.

OS: What does your committee do?

Sam: We count all the money from donations. All the money raised from checks, canning weekends etc.

Genevieve: All our work is done before THON. All we are doing now is trying to get people to still donate. (You can see a trend here. PLEASE DONATE! ITS FOR A GOOD CAUSE – Hasan)

OS: How many years have you been involved in THON?

Genevieve: This is my third year in THON.

Sam: This is my first year.

Bob: I am just a freshman, so this is my first year here.

OS: What is your favorite part of THON?

Genevieve: The last 4 hours are my favorite. You get to enjoy THON after a hard weekend, and we finally get to see our work materialize.

Sam: I just love seeing the kids and how excited they are to be here.

Bob: Everything. The line dances, the kids, students and the parents. The cohesion here at THON shows that love belongs here.

OS: Why did you get involved?

Genevieve: I did not get involved my first year, but came here. I was blown away by how huge and important an event THON is. After coming here my freshman year, I knew that THON was something that I wanted to do.

Sam: I came to THON for the first 2 years and then wanted to get more involved with THON, so I joined a committee to help out.

Bob: I was up here during the THON weekend last year, when I was still a senior in high school. A friend brought me here and showed me the importance of THON and told me to get involved. Finance is my major and being part of the finance committee – its like a perfect match

OS: How long will you be here this weekend?

Sam: We are required to be here for at least 8 hours.

Bob: We are hoping however to make the pep rally and the last four hours as well.

OS: What song do you hope they play this weekend?

Bob: Sandstorm! My favorite dance song of all time

Sam: Elevation by U2.

Genevieve: Anything by Beyonce would be great!

OS: How would you rate your dance skills?

Genevieve: I am a phenomenal dancer! I would not go so far as to say I rate a 10, but definitely an 8 or a 8.5.

Sam: I am way too tall and kind of bad. I would rate myself a 3.

Bob: 10! I am not afraid to show it either.

OS: What’s the coolest thing you’ve seen so far this weekend?

Bob: The human tunnel. The energy was just amazing the whole way from the Multi Sports Complex to the BJC.

Sam: I have to agree. It is real cool to see how fired up the dancers were on the way to the BJC.

Genevieve: It is cool getting to see the line dance from up here. You get to see everyone do it and its just amazing.

OS: If you were a dinosaur, what kind would you be? And why?

Genevieve: A Pterodactyl. I can fly!

Sam: Probably a Brontosaurus. It matches my height.

Bob: A T-Rex. It is just so cool.

About the Author

Comments

More by Hasan

ARHS Update: What’s Happening in the Dorms?

We wrote some time back about UPUA and CCSG plans, but what about ARHS? Well, they too have kept themselves very busy this summer to help springboard themselves into a good position for the fall. We spoke to ARHS President, Steve Roberts, to see what ARHS has been up to.


Read on to see what he has to say…

Cogster: Helping Main Street PSU

MegaBus Stop Moved to Walmart. Calamity Ensues

Athletics

Penn State Women’s Soccer Poised For Strong 2018 Season

Erica Dambach’s Nittany Lions return a solid combination of experience and young talent. They’re ranked No. 4 to start the season.

Incoming Penn State Track & Field Athlete Kristian Marche Shot To Death In Philadelphia

Former Women’s Gymnastics Coach Files Lawsuit Against Penn State Over Handling Of Abuse Allegations

Men’s Soccer Trio, Reading United Win PDL Eastern Conference Title, Fall Short Of National Championship

Penn State Hockey’s Evan Barratt, Aarne Talvitie Participate In World Junior Summer Showcase

Student Life

Start The Semester Off Right With These Welcome Week Activities

Don your brightly-colored college shirt and officially begin your Penn State career with these Welcome Week activities.

Nike Releases New Penn State Sneakers

Penn State Parking Office Runs Into Student Permit Purchase Issues

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Onward State is hiring for the fall semester and we’d love to have you join us.

Start The Semester Off Right With These Welcome Week Activities

Don your brightly-colored college shirt and officially begin your Penn State career with these Welcome Week activities.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Assessing Penn State’s Front Seven Following Tuesday’s Medical Retirements

Penn State’s defensive line rotation will be shaken up following Ryan Buchholz’s medical retirement from football, while the coaching staff is letting the linebackers duel it out during camp.

Send this to a friend