Highlander Heroes


Name: Amelia Daniel

Age: 22

Hometown: Manchester, GA

High School: Manchester High School

Expected Graduation Date: December 2018

Why did you choose Gordon State College? I wanted to continue to play soccer in college and was attracted to Gordon’s small campus and close proximity to my hometown.

What do you plan to do after graduation? I have applied to several physical therapy programs and am waiting to hear back about my next steps.

What activities are you involved in on campus? I played on the soccer team, was involved in SGA, was a Gordon Orientation Leader last summer, and am currently involved in Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM)

Where is your favorite study spot? The Hightower Library

Where is your favorite hangout? I like to hang out at my friend’s house

Favorite comfort food? Spaghetti

If you had a theme song, what would it be? Trust in You by Lauren Daigle

What is your favorite book? I have two, Not a Fan and the Bible

What is your favorite line from a movie? “You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s part of it.” – Remember the Titans

Who would play you in a movie version of your life? My friend Kiley

What is your favorite childhood memory? Our family vacation to Honolulu

Who from history would you like to meet? Jesus

What is your favorite app? Amazon Music

Where is your favorite place to eat? The Cheesecake Factory in Atlanta

What did you want to be when you were a kid? A veterinarian

What does it mean to you to be part of the Highlander Community? Being a highlander has helped shape me into the person that I am today. I strive to give back the investment I have received here at Gordon.