Full Name: Lonnie Jean Castellano.
Hometown & Residence: Byron.
High School: American School of Correspondence. She participated in the Presidential Fitness program, Washington Youth Tour Alumni 2009, Teen Missions International, Junior Team tennis, and Perry Players Theater Company.
Family: “My family consists of my parents, Toni and Marcia, my eldest brother and his wife, Leon and Melinda, my other older brother, Louis, and my older sister, Lila. And last, but certainly not least, the newest member to my family, my nephew Micah.”
Current Employment: “I am a full-time student, but on Fridays I have the always interesting job of being a secretary for Hayden Physical Therapy. During the summer months I teach tennis, fitness, and mountain biking, and I am a Cheyenne Tribe counselor at Winshape camps.”
Degree Objective: Physical Therapy.
Class Rank: Freshman.
Activities: Blue Storm Tennis Club, vice president; Honors Program; John Drew Smith women’s U.S. Tennis Association league.
She chose Macon State College because … “It was very reasonably priced and it is close to my home.”
The one thing that surprised her about Macon State was … “All the different activities it offers to the students.”
Her favorite professor is … “My English 1102 professor, Dr. Benita Muth. I thoroughly enjoy how she analyzes, breaks down, and discusses all of the different parts of class readings. Dr. Muth makes English interesting and fun.”
Her favorite place to study is … “My good old desk, in my room, is my favorite place to study. I have everything I need at my desk and it is nice and quiet.”
One thing people don't know about her is … “I love traveling and have traveled to six different countries - England, Holland, Belgium, Greece, France, and Bulgaria, where I lived with the gypsies for two months.”
Her friends make fun of her because … “I am really random and always busy doing something.”
The one person she’d most like to meet is … “Dominique Moceanu, because when I was in gymnastics she was my favorite gymnast.”
Five years from now she sees herself … “Working as a traveling physical therapist assistant, playing tennis, possibly traveling the world, and maybe even married.”