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Krystal Pitts


Round Lake Beach, Illinois

Educational Studies Major

What are your interests and hobbies?
Dancing, cooking, singing, sports, shopping, and the list goes on and on.

What about Knox stood out during your college search? Why did you choose Knox?
The teacher to student ratio stood out to me, and I chose Knox because of the people.

Have you done any volunteering during your time here?
I've volunteered with the Boys & Girls Club, and I'm also an orientation leader for New Student Orientation and Multicultural Student Orientation.

What would surprise your high school friends about you now?
I’ve experienced ballet.

What activities do you participate in on campus? 
Basketball, ABLE, and Terp ... They have made me a more well rounded individual and a more open person.

Tell us about a memorable class and what you learned from it.
Kathleen Ridlon’s improvisation class. I learned not to judge people.

Which Knox professors have been your favorites?
Jen Smith and Kathleen Ridlon. They’re fun!

What campus jobs have you had while at Knox?
I've worked at the convenience store (C Store) and also as a sports information assistant. 

Any advice for high school students on their college search?
Start as early as possible.

(Photo below: Krystal Pitts, #25, is a guard on the Prairie Fire women's basketball team.)

Krystal Pitts (#25) and the Prairie Fire women's basketball team