Meet Valerie

Hometown: Sequim, Washington

Education: Sequim High School; Seattle Pacific University (BA, English Literature and Creative Writing)

A trip I’d like to take: I would like to visit Rwanda again (I spent a month there with SPRINT when I was a student). I would also love to explore Europe!

Favorite Seattle restaurant: Kwanjai Thai

Favorite book I read in college: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Favorite Movie: Amelie

Favorite thing about SPU: The community here is always welcoming and inviting. Plus, SPU is located in such a great city. Whether you want to see a play, check out a new band, eat great food, or retreat to the mountains for a weekend, you can find it all in the Pacific Northwest!