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ChrisChris Wood
Admissions Counselor

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Hometown: Mount Vernon, IA
High School: Mount Vernon High School
Educational Background: B.A. Wartburg College, 2009
Major(s) in College: Communication Arts with an emphasis in Public Relations; Minor in Business


Fun Fact About Me: I played soccer during college and was also President of the Wartburg Student Ambassadors.

Inspirational Quote: “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” –Babe Ruth

Favorite Book: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t  by Jim Collins; and Curious George by Hans and Margret Rey.

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy anything outside. My summers consist of playing softball all over the Midwest. I love traveling, working out, the cubs, and playing any sport that is competitive.

What do you enjoy most about Wartburg: I love the opportunity Wartburg gives you to do anything you can imagine. While I was at Wartburg I was involved in so many activities; Soccer, Ambassadors, Student Senate, Dance Team, Mosaico, Intramural Sports. I was always busy and I loved it!