School Spotlight: UGA senior Kyle Thomas Glasser speaks to Blogger Venue about the University of Georgia
Blogger Venue recently had a chance to sit down with several students across the nation to learn what makes their school the best. In today’s interview, Kyle Thomas Glasser talks about UGA campus life.
Blogger Venue: Thank you, Kyle Thomas Glasser, for sitting with us today. I hope we aren’t cutting in to your study time!
Kyle Thomas Glasser: I have a little time between classes, so it’s not a problem.
Blogger Venue: So, why UGA?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: I just always knew I would go here… since I was a little kid.
Blogger Venue: We hear you are active with the UGA Biology & Life Sciences Association and the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology.
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Well, I think that it’s important to get involved in school activities and make the best of your college years.
Blogger Venue: UGA offers a lot of sports activities too, right?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: There is basketball, football, and equestrian camps – gymnastics, golf…pretty much something for everyone.
Blogger Venue: Academically speaking – is there anything that stands out to you personally, Kyle Thomas Glasser?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: I would have to say that it’s the free tutoring programs and DAWGlink–helping students find internships on campus.
Blogger Venue: That’s neat.
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Yes, and the Law School and Journalism School are some of the best.
Blogger Venue: Kyle Thomas Glasser, what else stands out about the campus?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: The North Campus has some cool century-old buildings…
Blogger Venue: Oh really? Can you tell us more?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: The main library, the bookstore and the Sanford Stadium are all located there as well.
Blogger Venue: What about other parts of the campus?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: The South Campus is home to Stegeman Coliseum and the Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall.
Blogger Venue: Do you spend a lot of time on the South Campus?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Yes, I have all of my science classes there.
Blogger Venue: Well, at least they are all close together.
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Yes, the South Campus houses Science Row, Conner Hall and Boyd Graduate Research Center. I’m a future med student so I’m very familiar with this part of campus.
Kyle Thomas Glasser gives Blogger Venue a tour over to the South and East areas of Campus.
Blogger Venue: This place is massive.
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Tell me about it! There’s a 5.5 acre workout center and a Performing and Visual Arts complex, too.
Blogger Venue: Well, we won’t keep you anymore; looks like you need to get to class.
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Yes, it’s a good thing we’re already on this side of campus; otherwise I’d be in trouble!
Blogger Venue: Well, thank you again for your time.
Kyle Thomas Glasser is the classic picture of what it means to work towards a dream. In his short life, Kyle Thomas Glasser has demonstrated what it means to remain persistent, hope filled and to never stop reaching. Glasser’s future plans center around the goal of becoming a medical doctor. He dreams of this for one reason – to serve.
About Kyle Thomas Glasser
Kyle Thomas Glasser graduated from Brookwood High School in 2008 with Honors and Distinction. Achieving an overall GPA of 3.96, Kyle Thomas Glasser added to that scholarship a breadth of involvement in extra curricular activities. From the Brookwood Leadership Team to the arts and sports, Kyle Thomas Glasser was a standout. An established pianist and saxophonist, Glasser received numerous awards for his music at the state level. Kyle Thomas Glasser was also recognized at the national level for his music, achieving the coveted Gold Cup for Twelve Consecutive Years of Superior Ratings in Piano by the National Federation of Music Clubs.
In addition to music, Kyle Thomas Glasser was a member in good standing of the National Beta Club, Key Club and the National Spanish Honor Society. With his involvement in such organizations, Kyle Thomas Glasser received numerous accolades, including the AP Scholar with Distinction Award. In addition, Kyle Thomas Glasser received the State of Georgia and University of Georgia Certificate of Merit Award.