Student and Alumni Spotlights for the Education Program

Hannah Ruppert, Elementary Education Major

Name: Hannah Ruppert
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Bethany, IL
Fact: I like to do a lot of crafts. I make folk bracelets and just a lot of crafty stuff.

I chose to come to Belhaven because... I first came for the Dance Department, and then I realized I wanted to do more with teaching. So I changed my major to Elementary Education, and my minor is Dance because they’re both very good programs.

One relationship that has meant a lot to me while attending Belhaven... is with my roommate, Rebecca Allen, she’s a Dance major. It was just cool how God worked that out, she was the exact support system that I needed.

Because of my degree from Belhaven University... I want to start out teaching school in the states, and eventually go oversees to teach school and dance in countries that need it. I want to involve teaching with dance as missionary work.

One word to describe my experience at Belhaven: Growing