Student and Alumni Spotlights for the Education Program

Liz Watts, Elementary Education Major

Name: Liz Watts
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Jackson, MS
Fact: My dream is to get my master's at Oxford in England.

I chose to come to Belhaven because... I had several friends that came to Belhaven and spoke highly of their experience. I also felt that the smaller atmosphere would be the best fit for my personality and learning style.

One relationship that has meant a lot to me while attending Belhaven... my group of friends is so amazing that I do not think I can pick just one. My two roommates, Sarah and Krista, along with our friend Karis, are my support system. They keep me accountable and build me up in Christian love and fellowship. I love them each dearly and value their friendship more than they know.

Because of my degree from Belhaven University... I hope to serve the Lord through educating children. I hope to be a mentor as well as an educator, because I believe that a child's emotional well-being is vital to their ability to learn.

One word to describe my experience at Belhaven: Revealing