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Meet Kevin Carrington

Kevin Carrington

Name: Kevin Carrington
Title:  Admissions Counselor
Degree: B.A. in Mathematics
Recruiting Territory: 
Transfer students
Phone :  (417) 328-1816
Email:  KCarrington@SBUniv.edu

Alma Mater:
Oklahoma State University

Years of Admissions Experience:
2

Hometown:
Bartlesville, OK

Family: 
My wife, Cara, and I have been married since May 2012. Cara will begin her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at SBU in August 2013.

Hobbies:
Basketball, soccer, music, disc golf, ping pong, working out, golf and cooking…just to name a few.

Favorite professional sports team:
Thunder. Up.

Favorite book/book currently reading:
Currently reading Multiply by Francis Chan. I’m always looking forward to the next Dan Brown book.

Favorite thing to do in Bolivar:
I am still exploring everything Bolivar and the surrounding area has to offer!

Favorite college memory:
I loved spending my college summers working at Camp War Eagle. Late nights playing video games with my roommates were always events to remember.

Why did you choose to work for SBU?
I was excited about the opportunity to work in an environment where my goal was to bring students to an awesome Christian university where they will spend the best years of their life.

Tips for success in first year at SBU: 
Do things. It sounds simple but some students can be hesitant to branch out. Join a club or do campus activities with other in your dorm. You’ll be surprised how many other students you’ll meet that also want college to be an unforgettable adventure.

What SBU means to me:
SBU is an amazing Christian community to which I hope to connect as many students as possible.

What's on my iPod/music currently listening to:
Most prevalent is Christian rock such as Relient K, Hawk Nelson, The Wedding, Search the City. I also subscribe to Amos Lee, Mumford & Sons, Jimmy Needham, Need to Breath and Weezer.