Tanner Shelton

Students can follow Tanner Shelton’s candidate campaign on Instagram, @tanner4king.

Question: What is your year and major at Missouri State?

Answer: I’m a junior and my major is philosophy and my minor is communications.


Q: Where are you from?

A:  I’m from Ozark, Missouri.


Q: What organization are you representing as a candidate?

A: The organization I’ll be competing with is Sigma Chi, my fraternity.


Q: What other organizations are you involved in at Missouri State?

A: Student Government Association. I’m a member of the campus judicial board. I’m also a member of Leaders in Community Service.


Q: What are some of your other hobbies, outside of school?

A:  I’m a big basketball fan. Lebron James is the greatest of all time — G.O.A.T. — I’m a big anime fan. I play soccer. I played throughout high school. I stopped when I got to college, but I play intramurals.


Q: What are your plans post-graduation?

A: Become a lawyer. That’s a recent goal that I’ve just kind of discovered in myself. I really didn’t know what I wanted to do career-wise, and the lawyer profession just struck me one day. I’m passionate about social justice and I think the environment is a great way I can do that.


Q: Give us one piece of advice for students experiencing their first MSU Homecoming.

A: My best advice: just participate. So many students that aren’t involved in organizations don’t participate in it, but there’s still so many great avenues for them to participate. And I would just encourage them to because there’s a lot of fun events happening.


Follow Andrew Michael on Twitter, @OverAnder

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