Alex MenningAdmissions Counselor
Recruiting territory: Northeast Iowa, Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming
Hometown: Alton, Iowa (MOC-Floyd Valley High School)
College: Northwestern College (B.A. in biology-health professions)
Co-curricular activities in college: Sunday Night Praise & Worship, Student Activities Council, intramurals, RUSH, Dance Team, Northwestern’s Best Dance Crew, Summer of Service
Hobbies: Golf, Frisbee, guitar, snowboarding
Favorite place to visit: My brother lived in New Zealand for 4 years and I had the opportunity to visit him there. It’s a beautiful country, and I love the accent!
Favorite athlete: At the moment, Rickie Fowler
Favorite TV show: Friday Night Lights
Book I’m reading now: An Instance of the Fingerpost
Interesting or little-known fact about me: I play a mean harmonica.
Given the choice, I’ll always order … anything at HuHot Mongolian Grill.
Favorite thing about Northwestern: West Hall’s epic cardboard/duct tape battle
College search advice: Go with your gut. Spend some time on the campus of each school you’re interested in, and choose the place where you feel like you’re at home.