Thankfulness at Southwestern

Southwestern students, staff, and faculty share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving Break.


Shellea Svendsen

“I’m thankful for God’s grace and the family he has blessed me with.”

Shellea Svendsen- nursing


“I’m thankful for family, friends, and because Southwestern has welcomed all freshmen and been very friendly.”

Sylvia Vazquez- biology


“I’m thankful for my many honors students at Southwestern who please me so much with their academic performance and their achievement of excellence.”

Dr. Andrew Wooley- Professor of English


Salomon Espinoza

“I’m just thankful for having life this Thanksgiving.”

Salomon Espinoza- theology


“I’m thankful for this entire semester, having great friends and just being here.”

Natalie Contrearas- history


“I’m thankful for my family and my friends and my bed.”

Franki Sullivan- general studies


Kiehl Morgan

“I’m thankful that I came to southwestern it really changed my life.”

Kiehl Morgan- theology


“I’m thankful for God’s love and grace first of all, and for the opportunity to teach at Southwestern.”

Dr. Lloyd Willis- professor of theology



“I’m thankful that the semester is almost over.”

Leonela Espinoza- biology


Melissa Miller

“I’m thankful for friends and family and for being in a Christian university and for growing up in a Christian life.”

Melissa Miller- business management


“I’m thankful that I can go to school in a Christian environment.”

Ralph Gavan- nursing


“I’m thankful for my family.”

Kathie Robertson- testing administrator


Dr. Eric Anderson

“I’m thankful for that man who came in about a week ago to give the college a million dollars.  That was a real surprise, and it’s God’s blessing.”

Dr. Eric Anderson- president


“I’m thankful that my brother is coming home for Thanksgiving.”

Ann Sauder- music


“I’m thankful for the huge coincidence and misunderstanding that brought me to Southwestern.”

Gabby Quintanilla- biology


Joshua Otis

“I’m thankful for the rain we’ve been having, that I have really good friends, and that God has blessed this campus.”

Joshua Otis- general studies


“I’m thankful I get to go home and for this amazing book I just finished.”

Kyndall Snow- communications


“I’m thankful for my family. I’m thankful that my uncle is still with his, he had some health challenges this year, and I’m thankful that I have the opportunity to come to a Christian school.”

Ashley Ludgate- nursing


Sarah Chamorro

“I’m thankful for my mother because she is a very strong women and she keeps me going every day.”

Sarah Chamorro- nursing


“I’m thankful for having a great family and having good friends and being able to work with the students here at Southwestern.”

Rachel Durichek- food service cook and supervisor




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