Fernando Penate-Chavez

Admissions Counselor

(319) 352-8455

(319) 352-8579


More about Fernando Penate-Chavez

Hometown: San Salvador, El Salvador
High School: Smithson Valley High School, Spring Branch, TX
Educational Background: B.A., Communication Studies, Stephen F. Austin State University, 2017
Recruitment Area: AL, NE, ND, SD, MO, MS, KS, LA, TN, TX, OK, KY, Multi-Cultural Coordinator

Fun Fact About Me: When I was in college I was the captain of the debate team and placed 2nd in the nation in the 2016-2017 International Public Debate Association Season-Long Team Tournament.

Inspirational Quote: “Success is not a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.”- Arnold H. Glasgow

Favorite Book: Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy playing sports and computer games, especially League of Legends. I’m really interested in historical documentaries as well.

What do you enjoy most about Wartburg: My favorite thing about Wartburg is how friendly everyone is. Once you come here, it seems as though you join a family, and they look after their own in a way that I haven’t seen anywhere else.