Simon Van Den Abbeele
Simon is from Westminster, Colorado. In his coming years at Simpson he plans to study both history, and political science. Once he has finished his education here, he may even go on to teach history, as there are few things he is more passionate about than American History. His on campus activities, similarly to his major, revolve around his interests. He is a goalkeeper on the Simpson men's soccer team, as well as being a new member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Abby is from Manchester, Iowa. She plans to major in history and possibly secondary education. Here at Simpson, along with the Iowa History Center, she is involved in cross country, track, FCA, and the Wesley Service program.
Laura is a first year Scholar from Arnolds Park, Iowa. She graduated from Okoboji High School and is majoring in Spanish, with plans to add a second major in the future. On campus, she is involved in vocal music, speech, intramurals, and religious life.
Sienna is from Troy Mills, Iowa. She is currently majoring in Neuroscience and Pre-Nursing. Other things she is involved in on campus includes cheerleading, Pre-Health society and FCA.
Hannah recently moved to Indianola from Denver, Colorado. She intends on majoring in Forensic Science/ Pre-Med. In addition to being an Iowa History Scholar, she is involved in the Rotaract, and serves as both a Community Advisor and a Wesley Service Scholar. Being an out-of-state student, she knows close to nothing about Iowa history. However, she sees the importance in knowing the history of one's environment and how the past developments, conflicts, and interactions all led to the present day.
Kyra Pastor was born in Galesburg, Illinois but lives Norwalk, Iowa. She is double majoring in health & exercise science and psychology to pursue being a sports psychologist or a physical therapist. She participates in volleyball, Wesley Service Scholar, Health and Exercise Science Club, Pi Beta Phi, and intramurals on campus.